Recognize Heat Injury Symptoms and Take Immediate Action to Save Lives
Heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps and heat rash should never be a fact of life on the job or the field. These heat injuries are simply too dangerous to ignore—and it’s not an option to stay uneducated about their symptoms either. The stakes are too high. One thing you may not have realized is that different heat-related injuries have very different symptoms. For example, heat stroke can cause an affected person’s skin to become hot, red, dry or damp while heat exhaustion can present with skin that is pale, cold and clammy to the touch. Being aware of the many signs and symptoms of heat-related injuries could make all the difference in the world to your valued co-workers and employees.
Set aside a few minutes to read over this infographic about common heat injuries and their symptoms. You could save a life!