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Hard Hat Bulletin - Contact Dermatitis

Contact dermatitis, also called eczema, is defined as an inflammation of the skin resulting from exposure to a hazardous agent. It is the most common form of reported Occupational Skin Disease (OSD), and represents a burden for workers. Epidemiological data indicate that contact dermatitis constitutes approximately 90–95% of all cases of OSD in the United States. Common symptoms of dermatitis include itching, pain, redness, swelling, small blisters or wheals (itchy, red circles with a white center) on the skin, or dry, flaking, scaly skin that may develop cracks.

Tag(s): Construction;

Hard Hat Bulletin - Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible gas with no taste or smell. It can become especially dangerous if it builds up in tightly confined areas. It is just slightly lighter than air so it can hang around in enclosed spaces. All fuels, including “cleaner” fuels like propane, create CO.

Tag(s): Construction;

School Talk: Mobile Food Vendors on School Sites

While the prospect of fundraising using food trucks is tempting, it may come with a price tag that could include property damage, foodborne illnesses and injured event participants. If a food truck will be present at a school sanctioned event, it is important that a mobile food vendor policy is in place which sets forth guidelines for the safe operation of food trucks on your premises.

Tag(s): Public Sector;

PEP Talk: Mobile Food Vendors on Your Site

Food trucks are a great fundraising source to use with a portion of the proceeds going to your public entity or cause. While the prospect of fundraising using food trucks is tempting, it may come with a price tag that could include property damage, foodborne illnesses and injured event participants. Many times, administrators and risk managers are unaware food trucks are used at events because affiliated groups have bypassed established facility- use procedures, or haven’t disclosed that food trucks will be present in the event applications. If a food truck will be present at an event, it is important that a mobile food vendor policy is in place which sets forth guidelines for the safe operation of food trucks on your premises.

Tag(s): Public Sector;