Heat Stress & Thirst Quenchers

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  • NOAA, OSHA: Watch Out for Excessive Heat

    The National Weather Service and OSHA have partnered to increase awareness for outdoor workers and their employers during excessive heat events, with NWS incorporating specific outdoor worker safety precautions when heat advisories and warnings are issued. OSHA and Department of Labor again are reminding employers and workers this week to take precautions to protect themselves before a heat wave begins.

  • Coping with the Heat

    Providing adequate amounts of cool, potable water for employees and encouraging them to drink water frequently is another recommended practice—a recommendation so important that it is required by the California heat illness prevention regulation.

  • The Dangers of Heat Stress

    Fans improve safety during the hottest months of the year.

  • Roofing Company Cited After Worker Dies on Third Day on the Job

    The laborer suffered a heat stroke.

  • Landscaping Company Cited After Worker Dies from Heat Stroke

    The employee was initially hospitalized with a body core temperature of 108 degrees.

  • OH&S Announces 2016 NPOY Winners

    Twenty-two companies, including four multiple winners, won in the magazine's eighth annual New Product of the Year contest. Winners will receive their trophies at the 2016 National Safety Congress & Expo in Anaheim.


  • Sqwincher Hot Stik - Hot Electrolyte Replacement Beverage

    Sqwincher Hot Stik - Hot Electrolyte Replacement Beverage

    Introducing Sqwincher HOT STIK, a hot electrolyte replacement beverage from Sqwincher that helps keep you protected from the effects of intense cold and dehydration. Each great tasting flavor option is filled with essential electrolytes, minerals and vitamins to help to stimulate the body and keep it protected during increased exposure to the cold. Sqwincher Hot Stik is designed to be consumed as a hot beverage and contains 3 grams of carbs and 10 calories per 8 oz. serving. Hot Sticks are available in Apple Cider, Green Tea and Orange Spice flavors and are packaged 10 sticks per tube.


  • Deb Is Shining a Light on Sun Protection

    A survey reveals that only 18 percent of outdoor workers always wear sunscreen at work, and Deb is looking to change that. Deb Group is proactively campaigning to raise awareness of the risks associated with UV exposure to those who spend a significant amount of time outside as part of their job. For more information, visit info.debgroup.com/sun-home-us.

  • Cool Stuff Being Made: Refractories

    This July 2011 NAMvideo, part of the Cool Stuff Being Made series from the National Association of Manufacturers, explains how refractories work. For more information about them, visit http://refractoriesinstitute.org/index.htm.

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