L10_ Heat Stress 2012 NEW

Administrative controls reduce the physical demands

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Unformatted text preview: n such programs. Administrative Controls Reduce the physical demands of work, e.g., excessive lifting or digging with heavy objects; Provide recovery areas, e.g., air-conditioned enclosures and rooms; Use Use shifts, e.g., early morning, cool part of the day, or night work; Use intermittent rest periods with water breaks; Use relief workers; Use worker pacing; Assign extra workers and limit worker occupancy, or the number of workers present, especially in confined or enclosed spaces. Engineering Controls •General ventilation is used to dilute hot air with cooler air (generally cooler air that is brought in fr...
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