Due to the ongoing smoke pollution from the Canadian wildfires employees that work outside – especially drivers and yard employees – could be adversely affected by the smoke.
Member companies in the smoke path should review the NIOSH document linked below, consider training the employees on the contents of the document and supply N95 respirator masks to affected employees.
Click here to download the NIOSH document: Outdoor_Workers_Exposed_to_Wildfire_Smoke_NIOSH_CDC
This GAWDA Safety Alert is issued by GAWDA Consultant Marilyn Dempsey.
Please contact her at 940-999-8466 or email@example.com for further information.