Fatality Notice: IHSA has learned of a construction-related fatality in Sudbury involving a construction worker securing a transport trailer load. One workplace fatality is one too many, regardless of the sector, industry, or occupation. Please take a moment to think about those who have died or been injured on the job and re-establish a commitment to the prevention of injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.

Physical Hazards


They may not always be obvious, but many workers are exposed to physical hazards on a regular basis. Things like noise and heat may seem like just another part of the job, but they can lead to serious health conditions and need to be controlled. Use the resources below to protect yourself and your workers from the common physical hazards many of us encounter at the workplace.


Cold Stress and Controls


Heat Stress and Controls


Noise and Controls


Sun/Radiation Exposure and Controls


Other Physical Hazards and Controls

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