Roofing workers may be exposed to a number of significant
hazards, including falls, burns, cuts, and exposures to chemicals
or other hazardous substances. One area of concern that may require
safety and health professionals' attention, particularly during
summer months, is illness related to exposures to the sun and
Keep in mind: Symptoms related to heat illness often are subtle,
and dangers from exposure quickly can progress from minor to
There are three commonly recognized manifestations of heat
illness: heat cramps, heat...
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