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Heat stress

How can workers prevent heat stress before it begins?
Longer hours and increasing climate levels are transforming work zones into dangerous heat zones. Ignoring early warning signs such as heat discomfort, sweating or thirst can lead to heat-related illness, including heat stroke and death.
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Cooling products

The Arctic Skull cooling products line helps wearers manage heat stress at work, home and play.
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Protective clothing

Because protective clothing is often heavier than regular work wear, is it more likely to lead to heat stress for workers?
Although the type of garment/fabric is a contributing factor, research indicates that garments play a relatively minor role in reducing heat stress – especially when compared to work practices regarding proper hydration and rest breaks.
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Working safely in the heat

As summer approaches, so do the dangers of working outside during hot weather. Knowing how to work safely in hot weather can help prevent heat stress injuries and heat stroke, the most serious heat-related disorder, according to NIOSH.
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