Heat Stress Awareness And Prevention - Summertime means longer days, warm nights, fishing, baseball, and picnics. The risk of becoming ill or even dying of over-exposure from the effects of heat becomes greater. Every year, too many workers are hospitalized or die from heat-related illness. There have been reports of amateur and professional athletes who have died by the effects of heat illness. Employees working in hot environments can also suffer from heat illness.
Topics included in this safety video are: anatomy, skin, hypothalamus, relative humidity, personal risk factors, types of heat illness, heat cramps, treatment for heat cramps symptoms, heat exhaustion, treatment for heat exhaustion symptoms, heat stroke, preventing heat illness, acclimatization, training, supervisory responsibilities, weather, shade, fluids, and emergency procedures.
Runtime: 17 Min.