Posts Tagged: extreme heat

Extreme Heat: Tips & Tools to Stay Safe

Did you know? Extreme Heat causes more deaths each year than Earthquakes, Floods, Hurricanes, Lightning and Tornados combined! The number one weather-related killer is Heat, and kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and our bodies must work extra hard to maintain a normal…

Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

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Summer is a great time to head outdoors and enjoy the weather. But if temperatures are particularly high, spending too much time outside isn’t always the best idea. Extreme heat has been known to cause a lot of health problems, including heat exhaustion and heatstroke. These issues occur when the body is unable to cool…

Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

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Although there’s nothing quite like enjoying a warm summer afternoon, it’s important you watch out for extreme heat warnings. When temperatures get too high, they can be dangerous to your health. Extreme heat can cause heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion or stroke. This occurs due to the body’s inability to properly cool itself. Younger…