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Heat-Stress Concerns on Construction Jobsites

Posted by on 19 June 2012

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Know the Riskfactors, Signs, Symptoms and What to do in an Emergency -- Your Safety Depends on it!

Although the "official" start to summer isn't until Wednesday, most would agree that summer seemingly started over a month ago. With temperatures consistently reaching the high 80's and 90's, and the humidity percentage equally as high, recent temperatures and this year, in general, have been warm. That being said, it is easy to escape the heat with an air conditioned setting, some shade, a pool, or a lake to jump into, but construction crews, whose "office" is outside, are denied those luxuries, and are rarely able to fully cool off while on the clock.

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