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Heat Related Illnesses

Symptoms and First Aid Hot work environments can affect the body’s natural ability to handle heat which can lead to heat illness. Heat illness may appear in many different forms depending on its severity. When the body is unable to cool itself through perspiration, serious heat illnesses can occur. The most extreme heat-induced illnesses are

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Staying Hydrated is Crucial

The Summer heat can be hazardous if one does not take proper safety precautions. Therefore, you must learn and memorize these safety tips about staying hydrated to help keep yourself and your crew safe and healthy. Symptoms of Dehydration The first symptom of dehydration is either darker urine or lack of urination and thirst. Urine

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Summer Safety Tips

With Summer fast approaching, you must remember, and you must remind your workers about the dangers of the Summer heat. Those who work outside must remain vigilant and aware of themselves and their coworkers to help prevent heatstroke and heat exhaustion. What is Heat Stroke? Heatstroke is a medical condition that occurs when the body

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