This is an excerpt from the article “Protecting Workers from Heat Stress”. For more info, please visit www.osha.gov.
|What to Do When a Worker is Ill from the Heat|
• Call a supervisor for help. If the supervisor is not available, call 911.
• Have someone stay with the worker until help arrives.
• Move the worker to a cooler/shaded area.
• Remove outer clothing.
• Fan and mist the worker with water; apply ice (ice bags or ice towels).
• Provide cool drinking water, if able to drink.