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Heat Stress : Q&A

Posted by Medsafe on Apr 16, 2019 9:02:00 AM
Questions and Answers About Common Heat Stress Illnesses and Preventative Measures  Heat is a hazard, and working in extreme temperatures can lead to a variety of heat-related illnesses (HRI's). HRI's are entirely preventable, but in order to effectively mitigate the risks, it is important to be familiar with symptoms ... Read More

Topics: PPE, Electrolytes, Heat Stress, Outdoor Hazards

Heat Stress 101

Posted by Medsafe on May 2, 2018 11:17:45 AM
Questions and Answers About Common Heat Stress Illnesses and Preventative Measures  Heat is a hazard, and working in extreme temperatures can lead to a variety of heat-related illnesses (HRI's). HRI's are entirely preventable, but in order to effectively mitigate the risks, it is important to be familiar with symptoms ... Read More

Topics: PPE, Electrolytes, Heat Stress, Outdoor Hazards

Heat Stress, and the Dangers of On-The-Job Dehydration

Posted by Medsafe on Apr 25, 2018 12:49:50 PM
Dizziness, Disorientation, Loss of Consciousness... Everyone knows staying hydrated is important. But not everyone really understands what's in store for them if they let dehydration take over. Fluids are essential for regulating body temperature, lubricating joints and eyes, facilitating proper digestion, and ... Read More

Topics: PPE, Electrolytes, Heat Stress, Outdoor Hazards

How Understanding the Heat Stress Index Can Help You Prevent Heat Related Illnesses

Posted by Medsafe on Jun 6, 2017 7:47:46 AM
Picture this. It’s a blistering summer afternoon in Houston, Texas. The temperature outside is upwards of 90⁰, but the humidity is making the air feel like a sauna. It’s Construction Worker Carl’s first day on the job. He’s eager to show off his twenty years of welding experience to his new coworkers. Read More

Topics: Heat Stress, construction site hazards

Working in the Heat: How Tents Can Provide Relief to Construction Workers

Posted by Medsafe on May 23, 2017 10:30:00 AM
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Topics: Heat Stress

How to Beat the Heat: A Guide to Protect Workers From Heat Stress

Posted by Medsafe on May 2, 2017 7:30:00 AM
The city of Houston can be a hotbox any time of year, but never more so than in the summer. With the average daily temperature peaking between 91-95 degrees Fahrenheit between June and August, heat stress is a constant hazard for workers there. Read More

Topics: Heat Stress

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