Prevent Heat Related Work Injuries with Water

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Robert Golan

According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), stopping for a drink of water may be what saves you from heat illness. With rising temperatures, outdoor workers could suffer from heat rash, cramps, exhaustion, or stroke if body temperatures rise to a dangerous level. OSHA lists water, rest, and shade as prevention for heat related work injuries.

As a Long Island injury lawyer, Robert Golan, PC, we understand the steps that employers can take to help outdoor workers know the signs and symptoms of heat illness.

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