A real challenge in the construction industry is knowing when to down tools due to the weather for example when it is too hot or too wet to work.

While in most cases workers get paid upon completion of work, it’s important to know when downing tools is warranted and when it’s best to continue working.

In some cases it may just be too dangerous to continue working and when you’re safety or health is at stake, no amount of money is going to make up for your health.

In every state there are workplace health and safety regulations but it is often the job of individuals to assess the weather and decide whether or not they should continue working. Construction employers should also have guidelines in place to protect workers in harsh weather.

Natural disasters, heavy rains and even climate change has an impact on construction.  Read more about it at

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