Protecting Construction Workers in Severe Winter Weather

Ice, snow and frigid temperatures around the U.S. remind us to keep close tabs on the conditions affecting those who have jobs in construction. Dressing in layers, staying dry and being hydrated are often mentioned during winter months. This checklist of questions from Hanover Insurance offers different insights on how the elements affect the construction industry. For example, are tool and equipment areas kept clear of snow, ice or mud accumulations to allow ready access to workers?