Tag Archives: heat illness

Heat: It’ll come around again

I was in Las Vegas at the end of June for the American Society of Safety Engineers conference (that’s another blog).  On the day I left the temperature was supposed to get to 115 degrees F.  Walking outside was like … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat: Work, rest, shade

A friend of mine recently worked first aid at the MS150 bike ride in Minnesota. It was in the 90s with up to 30 mph winds–not the best conditions for a bike ride.  Those weather conditions led to a lot … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Heat

Summer is here, along with heat and humidity.  Here are some safety tips for working (or playing) in the heat: WATER:  Drink water often.  You can add some electrolyte drinks, such as Powerade or Gatorade (in moderation).  Avoid  caffeine and … Continue reading

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CHESS Summer Newsletter: Hot off the press

Check out our summer newsletter with articles on: Preventing heat illness Minnesota State shut down (well, they are now back to work) Federal OSHA updates (OSHA at 40, OSHA brochure on workers’ rights, enforcement guidelines on personal protective equipment) Workers’ … Continue reading

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