Tag Archives: heat-related injury
This week may turn out to be one of the hottest—if not the hottest—in 2018 so far. How hot is it? Palm Springs and El Centro hit 120 degrees this week. Redding may reach 112. Fresno, Sacramento, and many other … Read more »
Perform Hands-Only CPR to the beat of “Stayin’ Alive” The Bee Gee’s classic disco song provides the perfect beat for this easy form of CPR. According to the American Red Cross, more than 350,000 people experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in … Read more »
This past Memorial Day weekend, much of the country faced extreme temperatures and health departments across the East Coast issued heat illness prevention tips and warnings. Here in California, even though the weather has been less extreme, we have already seen two worker fatalities that may be related to heat exposure.
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