Summer is here, and whether you are spending time outdoors for work or leisure, you should take precautions to stay healthy, safe and comfortable in the heat.
The following conditions may put you and your staff at risk:
Here's what to do
To increase comfort and safety in the heat when working outdoors:
More serious situations can lead to heat stress, a condition in which the body is unable to control its internal temperature. The following symptoms can result in:
What to do if someone is experiencing heat stress
For more information about staying safe in the heat, check out SAFE Work Manitoba's Heat Stress Tip Card.