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Heat stress doesn’t just slow you down, it can be deadly. Make sure you’re ready to deal with the hazards that high temperatures can pose like heat rash, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Help protect your crew with coolers, sun screen, cooling vests, hydration and the right training. There’s no better time than now to get ready to deal with the threat of heat stress brought on by extreme heat.



1. Train workers and supervisors about how to help spot, treat and prevent heat stress.

2. Allow workers to get used to hot environments by gradually increasing exposure.

3. Provide plenty of cool water in convenient, visible locations around a work area.

4. Schedule frequent work breaks in shaded or air-conditioned recovery areas.


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Heat Stress Prevention (Part 2 of 2-Part Series) PDF

Heat Stress Overview (Part 1 of 2-Part Series) PDF

Beating the Heat: An Overview of Employee Cooling Options

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External Resources
American Red Cross: Heat Wave Safety


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1. Make sure to clean air conditioning ducts.

2. Weather-strip doors and windows to keep the cool air in and hot air out.

3. Install awnings, shades, blinds, reflective coatings or other measures to reflect the sun.

4. Irrigate foliage around the building to reduce fire risk.


Safety Articles & Information
Ventilations Knocks Out Heat Stress
Help reduce the dangers of heat stress by taking simple measures to reduce heat exposure with proper workplace ventilation.




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