Summer heat – 6 tips for preventing illness while working outdoors

With Summer quickly approaching, it’s time to think about preventing illness while working outdoors.  The following are suggestions to prevent heat stroke and other heat related issues while working in hot conditions: 1. Be aware of the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses. These include headache, dizziness, weakness, confusion, irritability, thirst, nausea and vomiting.2. Protect yourself from direct sunlight when …