Monthly Archives: May 2015

Infographic: Protecting Workers From Heat Stress

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As summer approaches and temperatures rise, workers become more at risk for developing heat stress. Heat stress can result in heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, heat rashes, and in severe cases can be deadly. Dozens of workers die every year because of working in the heat, OSHA says. Most of those deaths take place in the first few days of working in the heat, which makes it especially important for employers to allow workers to build up gradual tolerance to the conditions. NIOSH also Read more [...]