In Sweden they say: "There is no such thing as bad weather, but only bad clothing." But even good clothing may not be enough in the upcoming winter conditions, if it lacks thermal insulation properties. If you have to work outside despite the falling temperatures, you can certainly use a few tips on appropriate clothing layers.
According to research, almost half of employees across Europe complain about working in painful or tiring positions. A common reason is working standing up, which causes bad blood circulation in the feet and causes back and joint pain. We know how to reduce these consequences of working while standing up.
Nearly two-thirds of all accidents with pedestrian casualties take place at night. That is one of the reasons why, in 2016, an amendment to the Act on Road Traffic was enacted, requiring pedestrians to wear reflective elements under reduced visibility.
Rain, cold, getting dark early. Most of us don't look forward to autumn, but the work won't do itself. What is important is not the weather, but how you prepare yourself for it. Get Hi-Vis waterproof clothing so that autumn doesn't catch you off guard.
On 2 June, British newspaper The Times printed an article informing that British construction company Mears Group recently ordered its employees to shave every day. Reason? Proper functioning of half-face filtration masks. Is this authoritative approach justified or would choosing a different type of protection be enough?