Summer poses special hazards for outdoor workers who must protect themselves against heat, sun exposure, and other hazards. Employers and employees should know the potential hazards in their workplaces and how to manage them.
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Mike Holt's Comment: My oldest son, Steven Michael, started working as an electrician a month ago in Central Florida (oh yea). Last week he was admitted in the hospital for three days because of heat exhaustion, low blood pressure, and his kidney shut down because of severe dehydration.
You know how these young guys are; I can do anything without any help in the full sun without a shirt! I think hell be more careful next time.
A thank you goes to Eunice Montfort for bringing this excellent OSHA Warning to our attention.
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