Prepare now to prevent heat-related illness at workHeat-related illnesses happen when a person heats up faster than they can cool down. Heat-related illness can affect everyone – even those accustomed to working in the heat. If heat stress progresses to heat stroke, it is a medical emergency that, untreated, can lead to death.
B.C. heat wave puts workers at increased risk for heat-related illnessB.C. is bracing for a dangerous, long-duration heat wave that will affect B.C. beginning Friday, June 25th and last until Tuesday. In hot working environments—indoors or out—everyone needs to be alert for the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness and prepare in advance to reduce the risks. Heat-related illnesses happen when a person heats up […]