Tag Archives: heat illness prevention

31Jul 2017
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Heat Stress: Personal Lessons From a Loss Prevention Engineer

If you think you’re immune to heat stress, you might want to give that a little more thought. I, as a Loss Prevention Engineer, felt that way and paid the price one Saturday afternoon about six years ago. It was … Read more »

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09May 2017
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Ask the Expert – Indoor Heat Illness Prevention

Question:  I work in a foundry building, with no air-conditioning. It gets very hot in the summertime (the temperature often exceeds 90 degrees). I know there’s a Cal/OSHA heat illness prevention regulation for outdoor workplaces such as construction sites and … Read more »

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09Aug 2016
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Quench Your Thirst – Prevent Dehydration in the Workplace

Milk may do your body good, but water is essential. Insufficient amounts of water can lead to serious dehydration. Recently we talked about smart sun protection for outdoor workers and ways to avoid heat illness during the hot summer months. … Read more »

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28Jun 2016
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Smart Sun Protection for Outdoor Workers

How to Avoid Ultraviolet Rays on the Job. They say a little sunshine can be good for the soul. Even so, without the right clothing and a generous amount of sunscreen, its UV rays can also be deadly. For outdoor … Read more »

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