#BeattheHeat

  1. Record heat
    Categories: General Safety Topics, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors & Health Tips

    Record heat

    Heat - it's not just uncomfortable, it is dangerous.. for children and elderly especially, but for workers, too. Download OSHA’s heat app to stay safe on the job. Heat Safety Tool By U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) When you're working in the heat, safety comes first. With the OSHA Heat Safety Tool, you have...
  2. Categories: General Safety Topics, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors & Health Tips

    Keep Your Cool in Hot Weather

    Now is the time to prepare for the high temperatures that kill hundreds of people every year. Extreme heat caused 7,415 heat-related deaths in the United States from 1999 to 2010 . Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable, yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat. Very Very Frightening – Heat & Lightning HEAT Death by Heat Is a Heat...
  3. HEAT
    Categories: First Aid Articles, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors & Health Tips

    HEAT

    Preparing for Extreme Heat Here at the end of Extreme Heat Week ?? we want to remind you that extreme heat events can happen anywhere in the United States. Extreme heat commonly occurs in the summer; however the main season for heat waves may vary regionally. While heat illness may affect seniors and the very young more rapidly, it is a...
  4. Death by Heat
    Categories: Health Tips

    Death by Heat

    Heat is typically the leading cause of weather related fatalities each year. A heat wave is a period of abnormally hot and humid weather, generally lasting more than 2 days. Heat waves have the potential to cover a large area, exposing a high number of people to a hazardous combination of heat and humidity, which can be very taxing on...
  5. Heating up
    Categories: General Safety Topics

    Heating up

    Today is the First Day of EXTREME HEAT WEEK While it may be lovely Spring weather at present, it won't last and we've had some gnarly heat waves in  recent years, so we want you to be prepared. We'll be sharing new information about Heat Safety all week, but want o open with a look back at some great information shared...
  6. Extreme Heat Week ??
    Categories: General Safety Topics

    Extreme Heat Week ??

    Summer is coming - and with it heat-related illness and injury. The White House has designated May 23–27 as Extreme Heat Week, during which federal agencies will take a number of actions to work with community planners and public health officials to enhance community preparedness for extreme heat events. To learn more about heat stress and saefty read: ?  ...
  7. Categories: General Safety Topics, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors & Health Tips

    Sweating? ??

    Summer.. Heat, Sun, Sweat. Dehydration can be deadly. Lean how to Beat the Heat: Extreme Heat and Your Health Heat and Heat Related Injuries and Illness ?? Heat Safety Tool Heat Stress – Heat Exhaustion – Heat Stroke Heat Stress and Heat Related Injuries – Heat Exhaustion / Heat Stroke What is heat illness? The body normally cools itself by...

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