Heat Illness Trigger-Temps Arrive in Much of California

Heat Illness Prevention is a big deal in construction, and everyone has to take it seriously.  In the Central and Sac Valleys it’s already time to acclimate to warmer temperatures.

Workers need to be trained and able to recognize and respond to heat illness in themselves and their co-workers.  In addition to water, rest and shade, they need to know the factors that increase the risk of heat illness.  Showing off one’s masculinity is not enhanced by heat-illness-induced barfing.

Cal/OSHA has easy to follow instructions on training and what to have in your IIPP.  Check it out here.

Your local Builders Exchange can help you keep your worksites Heat-Illness free – give them a call.

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