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Crystalline silica is a common component of materials found naturally in the earth, many of which are used in building and construction such as granite, stone and sand.

Because construction work is dangerous, workers don’t always view the risks of sun exposure as a top priority.

Trenching and excavation work is among the most hazardous in construction with cave-ins posing not only the greatest risk but the highest rates of fatality from this kind of operation.

It's well-known that extreme heat or extreme cold can pose safety issues for those who work outdoors.

Eye injuries in the workplace make up an alarming 45% of all head injuries that lead to missed work days. According to the U.S.

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) are among the most common and costly work-related health issues according to U.S. Department of Labor.
According to OSHA, work related fires and/or explosions account for more than 5,000 burn injuries every year.

Snow and ice can create multiple visibility challenges for drivers. Curbs, road markings and other roadway delineations are difficult to see once a winter storm hits.

Two major hazards for those who work outdoors in winter are cold exposure and slips, trips and falls. Here are some ways to help avoid these cold-weather dangers:

Just because the holiday season is upon us doesn’t mean that workers fixing our roads are taking a holiday.