Heat Stress was the focus for our Safety Talk this morning. With all the heat warnings happening this summer, this seemed appropriate to discuss.
Exposure to extreme heat can result in workplace illnesses and injuries. Heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, heat rashes are just some of the ways that extreme heat.
How do you protect yourself from Heat Stress?
- Avoid working in hot areas and in full sun.
- Take frequent breaks.
- Increase fluid intake.
- Dress appropriately for your work environment.
Having a Heat Stress Response Plan can be a protective and effective measure for your employees.