Heat Stress - Knowledge Center

Welcome to the Heat Stress Knowledge Center. There are numerous jobs throughout the country that involve hot environments, both indoors and out. And since working in these conditions can affect the body’s ability to cool itself down, workers must be educated about the dangers of heat stress and dehydration and how to prevent them both.

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Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments may be at risk of heat stress and dehydration. Exposure to extreme heat can result in illnesses and injuries. Prevention of heat stress and dehydration in workers is (more...)

Summer is here and that means being even more aware of safety hazards and challenges your workers will face every day. High heat, temperature extremes, noisy work environments, working at heights, confined space situations; increased (more...)

Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments may be at risk of heat stress and dehydration. Exposure to extreme heat can result in illnesses and injuries. Prevention of heat stress and dehydration in workers is (more...)

Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments may be at risk of heat stress. Exposure to extreme heat can result in illnesses and injuries. Prevention of heat stress in workers is important. Employers should provide (more...)

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Working in hot environments presents its challenges, one of which heat exhaustion and heat stroke. According to OSHA, heat stroke was the likely cause of 18 workplace...

What are some good ways to replenish electrolytes at work?


Electrolytes are crucial for basic bodily functions. They interact with the body's cells to support the natural electrical impulses that make your neurons fire and your...