Working in the heat – stay cool, stay hydrated

During the hot summer months outdoor workers most cope with the heat that they often can’t escape. Due to this, outdoor workers are susceptible to serious 'heat illnesses' including heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

But it’s not only those who work outdoors who are vulnerable to such illnesses; indoor workers can be affected too, especially if temperatures aren’t regulated or workers consume caffeinated drinks, overwork or don’t consume enough water. Dehydration and 'heat illnesses' can be extremely serious, so follow the below link and take a read of this article that details the causes and effects of such illnesses, what to look out for and how to avoid them.

Usernomics article on working and playing in the heat.