Health effects of heat
Two types of heat illness:
Heat ExhaustionHeat Stroke
Sweaty skinHeadache DizzinessFast heart beatConvulsionsHigh temperatureRed, hot, dry skinConfusion Nausea, vomitingCrampsFaintingWeakness
1Stay safe and healthy!
“Easy does it” on your frst days o work in the heat. You need to get used to it.Rest in the shade – at least 5 minutes as needed to cool down.
WATER. REST. SHADE.
The work can’t get done without them.
Rest in the shade.Watch out foreach other.Wear hats andlight-coloredclothing.Drink water even if you aren’tthirsty — every 15 minutes.
Watch out for early symptoms.
You may need medical help.People react dierently − you may have just aew o these symptoms, or most o them.