Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2012
Texas-based insurance agency, Highpoint Insurance Group, provides tips to those working in the sweltering heat this summer. Local construction workers, contractors, lifeguards, and other professions that require employees to work outdoors in the heat should not forget to stay hydrated while working in these conditions. As a provider of Texas business insurance and workers compensation, the agency feels the need to address the dangers of working in the heat.
According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat and dehydration while on the job. In some cases, death may be the outcome. OSHA has come up with a simple solution to this preventable issue: water, rest and shade. Workers who remember these three words may be able to avoid the worst case scenario this summer season.
Here are a few more rules to follow: