Autumn Safety

As we say goodbye to the warm days of summer and hello to cool days of fall, be aware of new or increased hazards that can catch you by surprise. This includes hazards related to severe weather, road construction, pedestrians, driving and working outdoors.

Here are safety topics to discuss with workers, crews, and safety committees.

Working outdoors

When working outdoors, workers may encounter hazards such as slips, trips, and falls, falling debris or materials, vegetation, pests and animals, and weather. Find out what you should know about these outdoor hazards and how to protect your workers

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Outside conditions can change fast

Outside conditions can change fast.

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Storms and flooding

Storms can cause flooding and other weather related issues. Learn how to prepare for these types of situations, and stay safe.

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Autumn driving and pedestrian safety

Autumn driving can be hazardous due to weather and pedestrians. Here is some key information to help workers stay focused and prepared for the unexpected.

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