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How Are You Protecting Your Employees From Heat Stress

Monday, July 27, 2015
How Are You Protecting Your Employees From Heat Stress

 

It's hot out! In fact, it's so hot, some areas are experiencing a major heatwave: businesses and municipal buildings are shutting down, pools are overflowing, and sprinklers and hoses are selling out at stores.

In times like these, your workers may be exposed to extremely hot environments for long periods. When the human body is unable to regulate a normal temperature, heat illnesses can occur and sometimes result in death. Hot work environments may also exist indoors, so we wanted to share some resources below to prevent workplace heat stress.

Protecting Workers From The Effects of Heat

What Is Heat Illness?

Avoid Employee Heat Stress
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Heat Stroke is the most serious heat-related health problem.

Heat stroke occurs when the body's temperature regulating system fails and body temperature rises to critical levels (greater than 104°F). This is a medical emergency that may result in death! ...

See More Heat Illnesses

 

Want to post the symptoms in your workplace? Take a look at this PDF from the CDC.

Do you have more questions about preventing heat stress? Contact Chris Schneider, CIH, at 610.524.5525 x14 or click here to Email Chris.



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