- Hazardous driving conditions due to slippery and/or blocked roadways
- Slips and falls due to slippery walkways
- Sharp objects including nails and broken glass
- Falls from heights
- Burns from fires caused by energized line contact or equipment failure
- Exhaustion from working extended shifts
- Heat and Dehydration.
Friday, June 17, 2011
First the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) create a website (click here for the CDC site) to help with preparedness for hurricanes and storms, now the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has a website for Tornado Preparedness and Response. The tornado preparedness and response site focuses on being prepared by developing an emergency plan and creating checklists (the checklist link brings you to the Red Cross website). While on the response side it discusses employer responsibilities and potential hazards such as:
A pretty good website to help you in dealing with the numerous tornados we are encountering this year.