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Heat Stress, Industry

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Heat Stress, Industry

Heat is a serious hazard to workers in many industries. Not only when workers are outdoors, but also during indoor activity the body builds up heat and can struggle to get rid of extra heat. Workers need to be aware of their specific limitations and remember that sometimes their body may not cool off fast enough. It is important to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat stress and then take the right actions to avoid serious injury.

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NIOSH Infosheet - Protecting Workers from Heat Illness

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OSHA Fact Sheet - Heat Hazards

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OSHA QuickCard - Heat Stress

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OSHA Fact Sheet - Water. Rest. Shade.

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Weeklysafety.com exclusive safety meeting topic providing recommedations to help prevent and minimize potential heat stress and how to recognize and provide first aid for common types of heat stress such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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