Gowrie Group Risk Report: Heat Stress and Heat Related Illness
In the northeast, a Heat Wave is declared when temperatures reach or exceed 90F on three consecutive days; many areas may experience a Heat Wave this week.
Even without a declared heat wave, August is here and that means hotter weather and higher risks for heat related illnesses such as heat stress. Many occupations require work in hot environments for long periods of time. Following these OSHA's and Gowrie Group's safety guidelines can effectively reduce the risk of heat illnesses.
Guidelines for Reducing Heat Stress:
Know the Signs of Heat Related Illness