How to Play It safe while working in the field Presented at: Harris County Comprehensive Onsite Wastewater Review Seminar October 25, 2011 Presented by : Cheryl Burton Fentress Harris County HHW Program Manager. Why discuss safety?.
How to Play It safe while working in the fieldPresented at:Harris County Comprehensive Onsite Wastewater Review SeminarOctober 25, 2011Presented by :Cheryl Burton FentressHarris County HHW Program Manager
legs or abdomen
DO NOT LET HEAT EXHAUSTION GO UNTREATED –
IT CAN LEAD TO HEAT STROKE
Low temperatures cause the body to conserve body heat by reducing the flow of blood, diverting blood flow to the core of your body. Then the wind moves the air across the skin increasing the rate of convection of heat across the body.
Frostbite: Damage to the skin that is manifested in 2 ways.
Hypothermia: The body’s core temperature drops and reduces circulation to the extremities in an attempt to conserve heat.
Go to www.cdc.gov or www.osha.gov for additional information
There are proper and improper ways to lift items
If it has not rained recently and the ground is wet….
Call 911 first….
Know what is burning….
Is the fire spreading rapidly….