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35 tips and tools for seasonal safety and holiday health

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/24/16 4:00 PM / by SAMTRAC posted in Safety

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Today’s blog aims to offer tips and tools for maintaining health and safety during the holidays. We’ve included tips for watching out for your children, tricks to beat holiday stress and how to keep yourself protected from the elements – whether you’re celebrating the festive period in the blazing sun or in icier climes.

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Safety in the sun: When is your workplace too hot to handle?

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/10/16 9:00 AM / by SAMTRAC posted in SAMTRAC, Safety in the sun, Safety, Risk management

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A consistent trend in emerging economies is the rapid development of industrial and housing projects, even in very arid landscapes. In just over a decade, cities such as Dubai have been raised from the desert. The desire for accelerated construction processes has been largely met by technological advances but has also led to an increase in human heat exposure in workplaces. 2016 has recorded some of the highest temperatures in known history. As an EHS Director, it is important to know whether your employees and the employees of your contractors are protected from the heat, whatever the hemisphere in which you happen to work.

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