Preventing Heat Illness with Employees

It’s been a hot California summer and this week is no exception. With outside temperatures soaring over 100 degrees in many areas and employees spending time working outside, employers need to be conscious of how long employees work in hot environments and that they prevent and treat any heat-related illnesses.

Not only do heat illnesses cause decreased worker productivity, but it can also lead to an increase in accidents, more severe illnesses, and death.

Workers Compensation carrier The Zenith has created a list of symptoms, causes, and treatments to help employers address heat-related health problems.

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