Beat the Heat! Are You Prepared to Work in Record-Breaking Temperatures?

On July 21, 1930 Millsboro, Delaware experienced a record-breaking temperature of 110 degrees Fahrenheit! Check out the other record highest temperatures by state.

They say there could be some record-breaking temperatures this week/weekend. In fact much of the Central and Eastern United States is under Excessive heat watches, warnings and advisories. Keep up with the current weather forecast at http://www.weather.gov/

Anyone working in the heat needs to understand the signs and symptoms of heat stress. People joke about how sickening it is when the temperature and humidity rises, but the truth is the heat can make you sick – even fatally so.

Check out these Video On Demand titles on Heat Stress:

Heat Stress: Real Accidents, Real Stories

Heat Stress: Staying Healthy, Working Safely

Heat: Working in Hot Environments

Heat; Heat Stress

Beat the heat this week! Be safe, stay hydrated, and avoid being in the heat for long periods of time if possible!

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2 Responses to Beat the Heat! Are You Prepared to Work in Record-Breaking Temperatures?

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