OSHA Blog: Safety tips to warm the soul (Soon, I hope!)

Patient Safety Monitor Insider

March 26, 2014

As we in Boston, and a good portion of the U.S. for that matter, endure another deep freeze, and get ready for another monster snowstorm, thoughts of warm weather are keeping most of us hanging on. It doesn’t help me that I just got back from a weekend in Tampa, Fla. to see my mother – where temperatures are hovering around 75. Stepping off the airplane to 20 degrees was not a very nice welcome home present.
 
Still, we’ve passed the meteorological first day of spring, and that means warm weather for the rest of us is right around the corner. It’s not too late to start thinking about what you can do now to prepare your facility for warmer weather. In fact, I’ve been talking to safety experts for our upcoming springtime newsletter stories and they’ve given me a few tips to help your facility keep safe as the weather warms up.
 
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