We take a look at the warning signs of heat-related illnesses and the appropriate responses to them.

As the summer continues, it is crucial that everyone stays cool and safe in the scorching heat.  This is especially important for all construction crews in the Kansas City area.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/warning.html, 2017) has information on how to identify and treat the signs of Heat Stroke, Heat Exhaustion, Heat Cramps, Sunburn, and Heat Rash.