Health and Heat Safety Meeting Topic: OSHA – HEAT RELATED ILLNESS Employees exerting themselves physically in the heat could be at risk of heat illness; a simple review of some handy safety tips with employees and/or end-users can make all the difference.
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“There’s a growing debate about the safety of the recycled rubber chips used to cushion falls on many children’s playgrounds.” writes USA Today
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Two cities spurn crumb rubber in artificial turf
The renovated synthetic turf soccer field at Thomas Jefferson Park in Manhattan has an alternative infill solution. More than 10 different alternatives exist to crumb rubber solutions used as infill – some of these, used for sports fields, will replace crumb rubber and other require the use of additional resiliency pads under the field surfaces.
Concerns On Crumb Rubber Use for Synthetic Turf-Artificial Grass Fields Countered by New York State DEC Study Released May 29, 2009
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To those that felt the news would be NEGATIVE … the findings of this just released study may be a “surprise” …. ============================================= Study Finds Crumb Rubber Turf Poses No Significant Threat To Air or Water Quality – Tests Show No Health Concerns at Synthetic…