Skip to comments.Obama Administration Warns That Working Outdoors Can Kill You
Posted on 05/08/2012 7:19:01 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Obama Administration Warns That Working Outdoors Can Kill You By Susan Jones May 8, 2012
(CNSNews.com) Lets Move, says the Obama White House. But Obamas Labor Department is telling some workers to slow down.
On Monday, the administration launched a national campaign warning people how dangerous it is to work outside in hot weather.
"Drinking plenty of water and taking frequent breaks in cool, shaded areas are incredibly important in the hot summer months," said Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a division of the Labor Department, says heat stroke has killed around 30 workers a year, on average, since 2003, and "thousands" of workers" are stricken annually with heat-related illnesses.
"For outdoor workers, 'water, rest and shade' are three words that can make the difference between life and death," Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said Monday in a news release. "If employers take reasonable precautions, and look out for their workers, we can beat the heat."
For the second summer in a row, OSHA is distributing educational materials in English and Spanish, as well as a curriculum to be used for workplace training. A special Web page explains heat-related hazards.
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Don’t these Fing government dipsh!ts have anything else to do?
I hope Julia gets the message. I wouldn’t want her to get a sunburn.
This Public Service Announcement brought to you by the U.S. Department of Meteor Avoidance...
Yep. I wonder how many MILLIONS of dollars and THOUSANDS of government workers it is taking for them to remind us to breathe and drink water, etc.
Sorry, guys, when you are overweight, older, and not active, mowing the lawn can kill you, like it did a wonderful Irishman I knew. Hydrating is probably the most important thing, not necessarily the shade.
If people don’t work outside there will be no bread. All the better for Dear Leader. Add that to his fining small farmers and gardeners and what do you have?
First question what would Obama know about any type of work?.
That is why all farmers die at an early age.
Oh wait... Never mind.
Make sure when you wipe, do not use more than two squares. It is for your own good...... < / sarc >
> I guess were too freakin stupid to take our next breath without the govt telling us too.
I HOPE Obama can CHANGE that. /SARCASM
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