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Working in the Heat Infographic
Size:  27.9 cm by 43.2 cm
11 in by 17 in

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(Optimized for printing on an 11 x 17 inch sheet)

Product Description

Whether itís a foundry, a bustling restaurant kitchen, or outdoors in the summer months, a hot environment can overwhelm a bodyís ability to deal with heat, leading to a variety of illnesses. Whenever possible, employers should take measures to protect workers by avoiding heavy exertion tasks, extreme heat, sun exposure, and high humidity.

This infographic outlines control measures to reduce the effects of heat, along with the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke and how employers, workers, and supervisors can take action.

About CCOHS Infographics

Infographics are designed to be read online, so we encourage you to share them to your online social networks and e-mail. When printing our infographics, please note that they are optimized for 11 by 17 inch paper. We also develop larger posters ideal for printing and display, based on the guidance offered in our infographics.


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