For Their Safety
Jul – Aug – Sep 2019 Volume 17, Issue 3
International Board of Environmental Health & Safety
- Working in Outdoor and Indoor Heat Environments
- First Aid for Heat-Related Injuries
- Anxiety in the Workplace
Working in Outdoor and Indoor Heat Environments
Many people are exposed to heat on the job, in both indoor and outdoor heat environments. Operations involving high air temperatures, radiant heat sources (e.g., sunlight, hot exhaust), high humidity, direct physical contact with hot objects, or strenuous physical activities have a high potential for causing heat-related illness.