Hydration in Hot Working Environments

Water for Hydration
Water for Hydration

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson
UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension


Summertime isn’t the only time you should be concerned about drinking enough water to stay hydrated. Workers in construction, landscaping, laundry, factory, farm, or restaurant settings, among others, often are faced with hot working environments year-round. These conditions can increase the risk for developing heat-related illnesses, so staying well hydrated is very important. The information in this publication can help identify if you are at risk for heat -related illnesses and ways you can take action. Read Here for More on Hydration




Posted: July 24, 2012

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Health, Shelley Swenson

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