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If You Work Outside, Be Careful Of Heat Stroke

Whether you work construction, on a farm, landscaping or just spend time exerting yourself in the summer heat, you need to be careful to avoid heat stroke.

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Here are the details from our sister station, WIBX:

Summer is quickly approaching and outdoor workers are being targeted by the U.S. Department of Labor and OSHA, for an educational campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses.  Water, Rest and Shade … are words to literally live by said, Jeff Prebish, Assistant Area Director, Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Syracuse. “It’s essentially trying to encourage people before they get heat-related illness to drink water often, rest in the shade, report heat symptoms early and know what to do in an emergency,” he said.

He says it’s important to know the symptoms of overheating, which can start out as a simple heat rash or heat cramp.

Click HERE To learn how to prevent heat related illnesses from the national campaign already underway.

For more information, visit wibx

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