Mining Publication: Heat Stress: Understand Heat Stress Risk Factors, Prevention, and Treatment

Keywords: Heat stress

Original creation date: February 2018

Reference - February 2018

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20051010

Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2018-116, 2018 Feb; :1.

This poster discusses heat stress in industrial settings, emphasizes risks factors for heat illness, and makes recommendations for mitigating risks and responding to heat illness. Specifically, the poster includes sections on understanding risk factors for heat stress, staying hydrated, getting acclimatized to the heat, and applying first aid for heat illness.

Understanding heat stress can help you to stay safe while working in hot environments. Display this poster at your worksite to promote safe behaviors when working in the heat.

The poster is designed to be printed on 11" x 17" paper.

For more detailed information on heat stress in mining, check out our series of fact sheets.

Authors: T Victoroff, K Yeoman

Heat Stress Poster
Reference - February 2018

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20051010

Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2018-116, 2018 Feb; :1.


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