Heat Stress and Illnesses

Heat Stress and Illnesses

We are well into the dog days of summer! Many of us may be thinking that fall (and cooler weather) are right  around the corner. However, it is important we stay mindful of the hazards from the heat during these last few  months. There are ways we can combat heat...
Developing Supervisor Safety Responsibilities

Prevent Heat Illness at Work

Outdoor and indoor heat exposure can be dangerous.  Nearly 3 out of 4 heat illness fatalities happen during the first week of work. New and returning  workers need to build tolerance to heat by taking frequent breaks and working shorter shifts in the  heat to start.  ...