Construction worker in protective hear drinking from a water bottle.

How Can I Protect My Workers From Heat Illness?

As the summer sun continues to warm up our temperatures, there are some precautions that employers should take to protect their workers from the heat. Without the proper precautions, excessively warm working conditions can lead to decreased productivity, increased accidents rates, illnesses, and even fatalities. Here are a few tips to help prevent heat illness on your job sites:

For additional information, click here to view our Heat Illness loss control bulletin, or click here to view a heat illness article from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).