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Good heat related summer safety tips!

The Safety Dude

This week there was an article on Cal-OSHA and their struggles to protect farm workers from rising summer temperatures.

Link to the news article

Summer has started to bring some very warm temperatures, so I thought it would good to post some resources for summer safety and prevention of heat related illnesses.

The first step is to better understand heat related illnesses.

Here is the NIOSH Fast Facts on Heat Illnesses

The next step is to know the trigger points for when to take precautions when the temperatures are high.

Here is the OSHA complete guide to heat stress. 

Here is a nice pocket guide from the Army in regards to work rest & fluid intake.

Here is the full OSHA technical manual on heat stress

Some of the more interesting literature for hydration and heat stress is in regards to urine color. Sqwincher (the industrial version of…

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