Heat Stress

Are you at elevated risk for heat stress?  During these dog days, heat stress can be a big problem.  Heat causes our bodies to undergo physical changes such as changes in our circulation.  More blood flows to the skin and less flows to the kidneys and other organs. Also, heart-rate increases to maintain adequate blood pressure.  In addition to PPE use, exertion, time of day, and humidity, other factors that can increase your chances of a heat … [Read more...]

Jim Johnson April 17, 2014
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