Archive for June, 2009


Here’s a model briefing on heat stress that you can adapt and distribute to your workers. Heat Stress: How to Recognize it and What to Do THE HEAT EQUATION HIGH TEMPERATURE + HIGH HUMIDITY + PHYSICAL ACTIVITY = HEAT ILLNESS When the body gains heat faster than it can get rid of it, serious and potentially fatal heat illnesses may occur. HEAT CRAMPS DESCRIPTION: Painful muscle spasms caused by loss of salt from excessive sweating. SYMPTOMS: Muscular pain and excessive…

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