Summer heat can have a detrimental effect on employees and volunteers who work outdoors or within indoor environments with elevated temperatures. Each year more people in the United States die from extreme heat than from hurricanes, lightning, tornados, floods, and earthquakes combined. Heat Stress is influenced by several risk factors: climatic conditions, the work environment, demands of the work, clothing and personal characteristics.
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