Preventing Heat-Related Illnesses
Construction is a labor-intensive industry. In areas where extreme heat can be expected throughout the summer, it is important to understand the risks and hazards presented by these environments, as well as understanding the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses in order to keep people safe. It is vital that we look out for one another and stay properly hydrated to prevent heat-related illnesses. This video demonstrates the risk factors, symptoms, and prevention methods for heat-related illnesses. Let’s work together to educate one another, and protect workers during the extreme heat.
OSHA Heat Index App- https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/heatstress/heatapp.html