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Date PostedJanuary 29, 2018

Construction Workers – Beware of Heat Stress

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According to U.S researchers, when the mercury rises, it’s the humidity that we need to be aware of not just the heat.

The humidity becomes dangerous when the heat reacts with water-sodden air.

We’ve been experiencing heat waves in various parts of the nation but humidity can intensify the effects of the heat by itself.

It’s important that people who work outdoors like construction workers are aware and have the properly protection including sunscreen, sunhat and UV resistant clothing etc. Also ensure you stay hydrated, drink water throughout the day. Find out more https://www.ecowatch.com/humidity-climate-change-2520059578.html

Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning and web strategy firm based in George St Brisbane. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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