Heat Illness Prevention


Heat Illness Prevention

Every year thousands of workers get sick from hear exhaustion or heat stroke but there are ways to prevent this risk:

  • #1 Dress for hot conditions
  • #2 Drink water
  • #3 Take breaks

Learn more about heat illness prevention by reading and following the tips in the flyer below.

Heat Illness Prevention

The rising temperatures during the summer make it a perfect time to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. However, you should keep these safety tips in mind so you can focus on having fun:

  • Fireworks

    Read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions when using fireworks, and keep them away from children at all times.

  • Swimming

    Talk with local officials or lifeguards before swimming to make sure water conditions are safe.

  • Grilling

    Make sure grills are constantly monitored and placed at least 3 feet away from all other objects.

  • Heat and Sun Safety

    Protect your skin from the sun by applying sunscreen regularly, and by wearing clothing with tightly woven fabrics, a hat and sunglasses.

  • Staying Hydrated

    Keep in mind that exposure to the sun makes it easy to get dehydrated. Make sure to drink some water every 15 minutes, even if you aren’t thirsty.

  • Insect Bites and Allergies

    Use water-proof insect repellants to prevent insect bites. Also, consider taking over-the-counter medications to alleviate any allergy


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This flyer is for informational purposes only and is not intended as professional advice. © 2008, 2013, 2016 Zywave, Inc. All rights reserved.

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