Heat stress is a serious issue that affects individuals worldwide, especially during hot summer months. According to OSHA, 18 of the last 19 summers were the hottest on record. And workers experienced more than 3,500 injuries and illnesses related to heat each year.¹ By understanding the causes, symptoms, and prevention measures, we can better protect ourselves and those around us.
As we find ourselves during summer season, it is important to understand the dangers of heat stress at work and how to help prevent it. Heat stress can have severe consequences, ranging from mild discomfort to life-threatening conditions. But how well do you know the ins and outs of heat stress and its prevention? Take our heat stress quiz to find out!