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Cal/OSHA Stresses Importance Of Monitoring Workers, Recognizing Early Symptoms Of Heat Illness

Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments)
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The following is a news release from the CA Department of Industrial Relations. 

 

Cal/OSHA is reminding employers to observe outdoor workers toiling in high heat for signs and symptoms of heat illness. The National Weather Service is forecasting dangerous heat for much of the Central Valley for the rest of this week.

 

Symptoms of overexposure to heat include headache, fatigue, dizziness, confusion, cramps, exhaustion, and fainting. Heat illness occurs when the body is unable to cool itself down when overheated. 

 

CLICK HERE to read this release. 

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