Q: With the summer heat setting in how can I protect myself and my
employees from heat exhaustion and overexposure?
A: According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration there are several easy steps
that you can take to prevent heat and sun-related illness or injury on the jobsite:
1. Provide water stations for hydration.
2. Provide shaded rest areas for breaks.
3. Make sure regular breaks are taken for hydration.
4. Ensure sunscreen use.
For more information on preventing heat related illnesses on the job site visit: www.osha.gov/heat
If you have any questions please contact FSPA Government Affairs Manager Dallas Thiesen at 941-952-9293 or at Dallas@FloridaPoolPro.com.