Heat stress

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Mitigating heat stress

What considerations need to be made when it comes to mitigating heat stress in outdoor vs. indoor work?
What considerations need to be made when it comes to mitigating heat stress in outdoor vs. indoor work?
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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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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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