Protect Yourself From Heat Stress
When the body is unable to cool iteself by sweating, several heat-induced illnesses such as heat stress or heat exhaustion and the more severe heat stroke can occur. Help protect yourself from these heat related conditions by learning the signs and symptoms of each, and how to prevent them.
Factors leading to heat stress
High temperature and humidity, direct sun or heat, limited air movement, physical exertion, poor physical condition, some medications, and inadequate tolerances for hot workplaces can all lead to heat stress.
For more compete information:
OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration, US Department of Labor
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