Brothers and Sisters,

     An excessive heat warning has been issued for our region. Please review the following information on heat-related illness and take the appropriate precautions.

If you experience any of the following symptoms please take the appropriate action listed below (from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Also, please consider downloading the OSHA Heat Safety Tool app linked at the bottom of this email.

Symptoms of Heat Exhaustion 
– Heavy sweating
– Weakness
– Cold, pale, and clammy skin
– Fast, weak pulse
– Nausea or vomiting
– Fainting

What you should do:
– Move to a cooler location.
– Lie down and loosen your clothing.
– Apply cool, wet cloths to as much of your body as possible.
– Sip water.
– If you have vomited and it continues, seek medical attention immediately.

Symptoms of Heat Stroke: 
– High body temperature (above 103°F)*
– Hot, red, dry or moist skin
– Rapid and strong pulse
– Possible unconsciousness

What you should do: 
– Call 911 immediately — this is a medical emergency.
– Move the person to a cooler environment.
– Reduce the person’s body temperature with cool cloths or even a bath.
– Do NOT give fluids.

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In Solidarity,

Frank Jacobs
Business Manager