heat illness

General News
2:40 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Beat the heat with water, rest and shade

OSHA

The Indiana Department of Labor is reminding Hoosiers that heat-related illness is 100% preventable.

With temperatures well above average and near record highs the next few days, experts say over-exerting yourself, even a little bit, can cause problems.

The state department of labor finds this is especially true for those working outside, and can be a matter of life and death.

Officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommend drinking about a cup of water every 15 to 20 minutes to replenish any fluids you lose during work.

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