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NIOSH Fast Facts: Protecting Yourself from Heat Stress   [open pdf - 376KB]

"Heat stress, from exertion or hot environments, places workers at risk for illnesses such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion, or heat cramps." A heat stroke is defined as "a condition that occurs when the body becomes unable to control its temperature, and can cause death or permanent disability."

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