The summer heat can have a severe affect on an employees
body. Prompt treatment of heat-related illnesses with
aggressive fluid replacement and cooling of core body temperature
is critical tor educing illness and preventing death.
Besides the issues of dealing with the summer heat, we must also be aware of biting and stinging insects. There is an estimated 220,000 annual visits to the emergency room due to sings from hornets, wasps, and bees.
Be safe this summer by educating yourself on the signs
of heat-related illnesses and avoid keeping doors open to
prevent insects from entering the facility.