No Injuries, No Sweat
The summer season is upon us and it’s time to think about preventing dehydration and heat-related illnesses. Did you know that over 300 Americans die every year of heat-related illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease and Control?
While pouring water over your head might feel good temporarily, it doesn’t have any actual effect on your core body temperature. Make sure to put plenty of water and other healthy fluids into your body.
Tips for preventing heat-related illnesses at work:
To help you or yours from heat-related illnesses:
You can learn more about heat related illnesses and how to keep your cool in hot weather by visiting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Also, NIOSH and OSHA released a heat stress prevention fact sheet and listed recommendations on how to avoid heat stress and heat illneses in indoor and outdoor work environments.← Back