With the Summer heat upon us, now is the time to ensure your work force has access to proper heat relief gear. But how do you assess the risk level from day to day? How do you account for changing temperatures and conditions through the course of a work day?
Thankfully, OSHA’s Heat Safety Tool is here to help! Available on Android and iPhone, the Heat Safety Tool provides a quick calculation of the Heat Index, the relative Risk Level, and even provides a list of precautions that should be taken under current weather conditions.
Keep your employees safe this Summer with Heat Relief products from Ritz Safety, and the Heat Safety Tool from OSHA. Click one of the links below to download the app.
Heat Safety Tool – Android
Heat Safety Tool – iPhone
It’s hard not to love a good, warm Summer day, but spending 8 hours or more working in the heat can lead to serious side effects. Even though it is now officially Fall, the risk of heat illness is still present. Do you know and recognize the signs of heat illness? And, are you prepared to help your workforce manage the risk factors, and recover from early warning signs of heat illness? Keep reading to make sure!
Preventing Heat Illness is all about managing risks and educating your workers. Check out the graphic below for some great tips:
Looking for more tips and resources on heat relief? Check out OSHA’s Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers. Or, take a look at the Heat Relief products Ritz Safety has to offer!
Stay safe, and stay cool!