Blog Posts Tagged ‘heat exhaustion’

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Hot Topic: Recognize & Prevent Employee Heat Stress

Posted on: August 28th, 2015 by Beth Brown No Comments

                            Exposure to heat can cause illness and even death. In fact, over 300 deaths last year were attributed to heat related issues. The most serious heat illness is heat stroke. Other heat illnesses, such as heat stress, exhaustion, heat cramps and […]

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June is National Safety Month – As Temperatures Rise, Keep Employees Safe

Posted on: June 20th, 2013 by joreilly No Comments

  Heat exhaustion is characterized by heavy perspiration with normal or slightly above normal body temperatures.  It is caused by water or salt depletion or both.  Heat exhaustion affects workers who do not drink enough fluids while working in hot environments.  Symptoms of heat exhaustion include:       • Severe thirst, fatigue, headache, nausea, […]

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