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Checklist: Is Your Business Ready For Extreme Heat?

Grainger Editorial Staff

Posted: 3/20/18

Checklist: Is Your Business Ready For Extreme Heat?

The next extreme weather event may be right around the corner. Don't wait till the last minute to prepare for it. Now's the time to look at the dangers of heat waves and make sure your business is ready to face them.

First and foremost, you want to make sure your employees are ready to work safely in adverse conditions. Take a look at OSHA's guidance on heat illness prevention. With smart scheduling, hydration and cooling, your people can take care of business even when the temps are breaking records.

Here's a list of stuff to think about—some things that you may want to have on hand before the next heat wave hits:

Hydration

Personal Cooling

Environmental Cooling

SHOP RELATED PRODUCTS

Portable Air Conditioners
Portable Air Conditioners
Evaporative Coolers
Evaporative Coolers
Ceiling Fans
Ceiling Fans
Air Circulators
Air Circulators
 

Resources

https://www.osha.gov/heat/

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/heatillness/heat_index/work_rest_schedules.html

https://safety.grainger.com/people/heat-stress-prevention

 

 

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