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Heat Stress: What It Is, How to Prevent It

Summer is a natural time to talk about heat stress, but it’s important to remember that many jobs have the potential to induce heat stress all year around.  Staying informed and staying aware goes a long way towards heading off potential issues.

For a brief overview on developing an acclimatization plan, take a look at this great infographic from the CDC.

Also, this brief video from Randstad gives a great overview on the specifics of heat stress and how to respond if you need to assist a colleague.

Stay safe and stay cool this summer!

About the author: Noal Kraft
Noal is the Vice President of Operations at DKI/G2 Consultants Inc. With over 27 years of professional experience in the Industrial Hygiene and Health and Safety industry. He has worked on thousands of projects throughout the U.S.