Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Heat Wave Preparedness Tips from the American Red Cross

The heat in the DC area this Summer has been OPPRESSIVE.  Many of us trudge forward, knowing that it's just another DC Summer.  However, we need to pay attention to the warning signs of Heat Stroke, Heat Cramps, and Heat Exhaustion.

Penn Millers Insurance Company posted a link to the American Red Cross's recommendations on what to do during a heat wave (link below).  The ARC's page also includes a Heat Wave Safety Checklist that defines the 3 main heat-related ailments and offers tips for general care.  This is recommended reading for yourself, your family and your employees.

What should I do during a heat wave?

How do you get out of the heat?

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