Westbrook, CT (PRWEB) July 30, 2014
Summer is here and that means hotter weather and higher risks for heat related illnesses such as heat stress. Many occupations require work in hot environments for long periods of time. Gowrie Group, a leading risk management expert and one of the nation's Top 100 independent insurance agencies, recommends following these safety guidelines to effectively reduce the risk of heat illnesses.
Gowrie Group's Guidelines for Reducing Heat Stress:
Know the Signs of Heat Related Illness:
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Additional OSHA heat stress resources.