Preventing Heat Stress


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Water. Rest. Shade- Keeping Workers Safe in the Heat. OSHA launched aa campaign in 2011 to educate employers and workers on dangers of working in the heat. Their message comes down to the the three key words of Water. Rest. Shade. Even with this increased focus every year workers are affected by the heat. OSHA and NIOSH have created a safety smartphone app that will help with providing the Heat Index, Symptoms of different heat conditions as well as first aid. Scan the QR code if you would like to download the app. This is an easy to use tool for those that work in the field or if you are planning to do any work or outside activities. Click here for more resources from OSHA on Heat Safety.

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