As Spring approaches, the threat of severe weather comes with it. This is the time of year we hear about tornadoes, powerful thunderstorms and sometimes flooding. As we look ahead to weeks of warmer weather and major changes, it’s important that employees who are exposed to the elements are ready and protected from what could come their way.
Winter presents a number of challenges, both indoors and out, in the workplace. Winter weather can make travel to and from work dangerous and colder temperatures can cause health problems for employees. It is important to take the necessary steps to protect your employees and prevent injuries.
Each week, I share information about keeping workers safe in the workplace. For many of our blog subscribers, dealing with winter driving hazards and winter weather may be the most risk-associated part of the day.