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Heat Safety: How to Prevent Heat Illness

- May 2, 2019 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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It’s spring and the days are growing longer. Soon, the temperatures will begin to reach dangerous levels in many parts of the country. Occupational heat exposure and prevention is a topic that should be given attention in many industries. Operations …  Read more …

Cold Weather (and Not Drinking Water) – Could Put You in Hot Water!

- February 28, 2019 by Asher Sweet (View all posts by Asher)
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During the winter months and even into the spring, it’s often too cold to reach for that glass of water to keep ourselves hydrated. Many of us opt for coffee, tea or other adult beverages instead. But when you’re still …  Read more …

Preventing Indoor Heat Illness in the Colder Months

- November 9, 2018 by Harrison Barrett (View all posts by Harrison)
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Have you ever added a fish from the pet store to an established fish tank? Chances are you threw him into the water to see if he would sink or swim. He will swim in most cases, but not for …  Read more …

Too HOT for you?

- August 2, 2018 by Guest Bloggers (View all posts by Guest)
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Your crew has been on the job since 7:00 am. At 11:00 am, it’s as hot as the blazes out there. One of your crew members complains of  being lightheaded. You’re pretty sure that it’s just because he didn’t eat …  Read more …

Summer Begins

- June 13, 2018 by Dan Heinen, ASP (View all posts by Dan)
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With summer weather here for most of the country, BBQ’s, ball games, weekend trips, time on or near the water and other enjoyable outdoor activities will be taking place. For some parts of the country, these are seasonal activities and …  Read more …

Heat and Hydration: How You Can Prevent Heat Illness

- June 23, 2017 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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Summer is here and as temperatures rise, we all start thinking about heat and hydration. But it’s really something we should keep in mind every day! The average field, construction or factory worker finds nothing rewarding about becoming dehydrated and …  Read more …