Hot Stuff: The Cost of On-the-Job Heat-Related Illness & Injuries Portacool

Hot Stuff: The Cost of On-the-Job Heat-Related Illness & Injuries

Factory, warehouse and industrial employees are as susceptible to the ravages of high temperatures as outdoor workers.

Most people think of heat stroke and heat exhaustion as illnesses that affect outdoor laborers more than indoor workers. However, factory, warehouse and industrial employees are as susceptible to the ravages of high temperatures as outdoor workers.

In a confined space, for example, especially with heat-generating equipment and appliances, employees quickly can become exhausted and overheated.

Workers wearing personal protective equipment are at an even higher risk

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