Heat Illness Prevention
Working in extreme heat or hot environments can be dangerous. Exposure may result in injuries, disease, reduced productivity and death. Luckily, most heat-related illnesses, whether indoor or outdoor, are preventable. Make heat safety part of your overall safety program. Use our complimentary resources below to keep employees safe.
Webinars to help you beat the heat
Heat illness is deadly. In fact, each year thousands of outdoor workers succumb to heat exposure. The good news is heat illnesses and related deaths are preventable.
- 10 steps to prevent heat illness.
- Increasing employee awareness.
- Easy, actionable safety tips.
- Regulations impacting your operations.
When it comes to heat, indoor workers can face the same hazards as outdoor workers. Summer temperatures are exacerbated by inadequate ventilation and equipment generating heat. Customers in such industries as machine shops, foundries, packing houses, etc., who have workplaces reaching above 80° will find this webinar beneficial.
- 10 easy steps to reduce heat illness risk.
- Key training elements for supervisors and employees.
- Implementing a heat illness prevention program in your workplace.
Heat illness prevention materials
Promote heat illness prevention with these tips.
Use this hand-out when training employees.
Learn how to avoid heat stress and stay cool with this poster.
This short quiz helps to reinforce training.
Post this flyer to encourage heat illness prevention.
Learn the difference between heat exhaustion and stroke.
Centers of Disease Control and Prevention
- Keeping Workers Safe in the Heat English
- Protecting Workers from the Effects of Heat English
- OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Quick Card English | Spanish | Vietnamese