Drinking water on a hot job
This image shows an example of a safe work practice.
One of the best ways to avoid heat-related illnesses on a construction job is to drink plenty of water, particularly at the beginning of the summer when workers aren't used to the heat and are at greatest risk.
Working in the heat
This series of images was taken courtesy of Sun Rentals showing commonsense steps to prevent heat-related illnesses.
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