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Safety Tip of the Week – Safety from Heat

Safety Tip of the Week – Safety from Heat

Working outdoors in hot weather can result in serious illness or even death. Workers exposed to extreme heat may experience symptoms of heat- related illnesses (HRI), such as heat cramps, heat rash, heat exhaustion, fainting, heat stroke, and other symptoms. Heat-related illness is also linked to injuries from falls, equipment...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety from Heat

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety from Heat

At times, workers may be required to work in hot environments for long periods. When the human body is unable to maintain a normal temperature, heat illnesses can occur and may result in death. It is also important to consider that hot work environments may exist indoors. Working outdoors in...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Protecting Workers from Heat

Weekly Safety Meeting – Protecting Workers from Heat

Protecting Workers from Heat At times, workers may be required to work in hot environments for long periods. When the human body is unable to maintain a normal temperature, heat illnesses can occur and may even result in death. It is also important to consider that hot work environments may...

Safety Tip of the Week – Protecting Workers from Heat

Safety Tip of the Week – Protecting Workers from Heat

Protecting Workers from Heat Working outdoors in hot weather can result in serious illness or even death. Workers exposed to extreme heat may experience symptoms of heat-related illnesses (HRI), such as heat cramps, heat rash, heat exhaustion, fainting, heat stroke, and other symptoms.  Heat-related illness is also linked to injuries...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Heat Stress

Weekly Safety Meeting – Heat Stress

Heat Stress As spring turns into summer and brings up “hot weather,” we should all be aware of some tips to prevent heat stress. Remember physical activity at high temperatures can directly affect health and indirectly be the cause of accidents. Hot conditions put your body under a lot of...

Safety Tip of the Week – Heat Stress

Safety Tip of the Week – Heat Stress

Heat Stress Hot conditions put your body under a lot of stress. Physical activity stresses the body even more. When heat is combined with physical activity, loss of fluids, fatigue, and other conditions can lead to a number of heat-related illnesses and injuries. Death is even possible. When the body...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Heat Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Heat Safety

Heat Safety As spring turns into summer and brings “hot weather,” we should all be aware of some tips to prevent heat stress. Remember physical activity at high temperatures can directly affect health and indirectly be the cause of accidents. Hot conditions put your body under a lot of stress....

Safety Tip of the Week – Heat Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Heat Safety

Heat Safety As spring turns into summer and brings “hot weather,” we should all be aware of some tips to prevent heat stress. Sweating is a means the body uses to maintain a stable internal body temperature in the face of heat. However, sweating is effective only if the humidity...

Safety Tip of the Week – Heat Disorders-Dehydration

Safety Tip of the Week – Heat Disorders-Dehydration

Heat Disorders – Dehydration Hot conditions put your body under a lot of stress. Physical activity stresses the body even more. When heat is combined with physical activity, loss of fluids, fatigue, and other conditions can lead to a number of heat- related illnesses and injuries. Death is even possible....

Weekly Safety Meeting – Heat Disorders-Dehydration

Weekly Safety Meeting – Heat Disorders-Dehydration

Heat Disorders – Dehydration With summer comes hot weather, so we should all be aware of some tips to prevent heat stress. Remember physical activity at high temperatures can directly affect health and indirectly be the cause of accidents. Hot conditions put your body under a lot of stress. Physical...