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This program discusses how hot conditions affect the human body, the symptoms of heat-related ailments and what to do if we start to experience them, how to treat victims of heat stress and most importantly, the precautions that must be taken to avoid problems when working in hot environments. Other topics include becoming acclimated to the heat, use of the buddy system, preventing heat stress at indoor facilities and specialized clothing and protective devices for working in hot conditions.
This program shows viewers how to prevent and respond to various heat-related problems by using prevention techniques; how to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat stress; and, what first aid procedures to administer when assisting victims of specific heat-related illnesses. Featured are several heat-related illness scenarios that illustrate the importance of staying alert, using good judgment and knowing the warning signs of heat stress when working in hot environments.