As the temperature continues to rise around the United States, it is very important to be aware of the precautions that need to be taken in order to protect ourselves and our employees from overexposure to the strong heat.
In many cases, outdoor workers do not realize they are dehydrated until it is already too late. If you wait until you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated, but may not feel the effects of it until later in the day. It is very important to encourage our employees to stay hydrated and take regular water breaks throughout the day.
This article gives tips on protecting employees from overexposure to the heat: Workers Compensation News Network- A Primer on Working in the Heat
If you have any questions about working safely, please contact your Client Account Manager about available safety resources.