Protecting Workers From the Effects of Heat

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.

Protecting Workers from Heat

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About Connecticut T2 Center

The Training & Technical Assistance Center at UCONN provides education and technical assistance to members of Connecticut's Transportation and Public Safety Community, including municipal public works directors, street and road maintenance superintendents and staff, city and town engineers, Connecticut Department of Transportation employees, transportation planners and law enforcement professionals serving as legal traffic authorities. We are Connecticut's LTAP Center
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