Beware of heat stroke!

Published on 6/6/2022
Beware of heat stroke!

Now that summer is here, heat stroke (when the body temperature rises above 40°C) occurs--sometimes insidiously--in poorly air-conditioned work environments or outside. It can be misleading because the symptoms (dizziness, nausea, fatigue, headaches) are interpreted as harmless, but in reality, they can intensify, causing irreparable damages and even death. Are you working in intense heat conditions? Don’t lose your cool and follow these 3 useful tips to avoid the worst!

Confined spaces rescue

Published on 6/1/2021
Confined spaces rescue

Did you know that most serious accidents and fatalities occurring in confined spaces are related to oxygen deficiency or due to the presence of toxic or flammable gases? However, it is estimated that 60% of fatal accident victims are persons who attempted a rescue without the proper knowledge or necessary equipment for this type of intervention. In any case, regardless of the situation, not everyone can become a rescuer!