Basic Heat Safety, Part 2

Signs of Heat Illness Basic Heat Safety, Part 1 discussed how to prevent heat-related illnesses and addressed the role dehydration plays. This post focuses on the most common types of heat illness along with how to treat them if they do set … [Read more...]

Basic Heat Safety, Part 1

Understanding Heat Safety Heat presents a significant safety concern during summertime regardless of location — at work, on vacation or at home — and the concern exists with most activities done in hot conditions. If temperatures are high, the … [Read more...]

Safety Tips for Working Outside in Hot Weather

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, taking more lives yearly than the combined efforts of floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes. With thousands of … [Read more...]