In June’s ISHN, we discuss heat stress on the job, take a look at food safety issues in the American agriculture industry and learn about the dangers of fumes in welding and cutting operations, among other interesting topics.
Most companies employ measures to mitigate heat stress on the job. These may include hydration, lighter clothing and PPE, more frequent breaks, and monitoring urine color. And while all of these are important, the truth is that these measures alone won’t cool down a body that has begun to overheat.
Most welding and cutting operations generate dangerous fumes and particulates. Here are several important factors you should know to better manage metal processing fumes to maintain a safe metalworking environment.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our lives, as well as virtually every industry on Earth. For starters, we’ve seen numerous disruptions to the food supply chain, in addition to increased reports of contaminated meat and poor working conditions in factory farms.
A manufacturing plant has been dealing with hot machinery and punishing Texas heat. The buildings are made of tin with little insulation. That means it gets really hot. They solved this issue with evaporative coolers.
With the announcement last week that ASSP has opened up registration for their conference in Austin this September, they announced the safety precautions they are taking to ensure everyone who is attending is comfortable.