Picture This! When the Going Gets Hot, Chill Out With Water

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: June 15th, 2016
Topics: Heat & Cold Stress |

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The human body has a remarkable ability to cool itself, but all bets are off in hot weather conditions if workers who are physically exerting themselves aren’t drinking enough water and taking periodic rest breaks in the shade. An estimated 40 workers die each year from heat stroke in the US and Canada. (Photo: Laborers Health and Safety Fund of North America)

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