Heat Stress Prevention

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Heat Stress Prevention

On site heat stress can lead to injury and even collapse or death. Providing yourself and your workers with the proper tools to keep cool is a good idea, and can help keep productivity up.

The chart at the right, is from the OSHA website, and contains information about temperatures and requirements necessary. From 91F and above, it's necessary to provide Heat Stress resources to staff and workers to prevent injuries and even death.

What are ways to eliminate heat stress? Providing Cool water in disposable cups eliminates the chances for diseases, and cools workers. Making sure that workers are drinking water regularly, and knowing what to do in the case of observing heat stress injury signs are ways to prevent heat stress related injuries. Cooling Vests, shades, sunscreen are all products that are designed to help address heat stress.

Heat Index Risk Level Protective Measures
Less than 91°F Lower (Caution) Basic heat safety and planning
91°F to 103°F Moderate Implement precautions and heighten awareness
103°F to 115°F High Additional precautions to protect workers
Greater than 115°F Very High to Extreme Triggers even more aggressive protective measures