During routine public works activities and emergency response/recovery operations, workers may be required to work in hot environments, and sometimes for extended periods. When the body is unable to cool itself by sweating, several heat-induced illnesses can occur, and can result in death. Do you know how to identify and treat heat-related illnesses like heat stroke, heat exhaustion and heat rash? Find out how by reading our Safety Brief “Protecting Workers from Effects of Heat” and keep you and your team safe in the summer heat.
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