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Cold environments pose a myriad of challenges, from extreme temperatures to biting winds and icy surfaces. These conditions can lead to serious health risks, making it crucial for individuals to be equipped with the right tools and knowledge to navigate such environments safely. In the face of these challenges, Personal…
Health and safety directors within the construction sector are rapidly adopting new technology. However, during a recent session at the Building Transformations conference in Toronto, it was emphasized that the next generation of technology holds even more significant breakthroughs. Three panelists and moderator Dr. Joel Moody, Ontario’s chief prevention officer,…
In recent years, indoor air quality has become a major concern for office workers. Poor air quality in the office can affect employee health and productivity in several ways. In this article, we will discuss how indoor air pollution affects employee health and productivity and what steps can be taken…
Construction and demolition work can be dangerous due to the risk of inhaling harmful particles, as exemplified by the case of Juan Gonzalez Morin and Gustavo Reyes Gonzalez. These two men developed silicosis, a deadly lung disease, from inhaling crystalline silica particles released while cutting engineered-stone countertops. These particles, which…