Heat Exhaustion | Tool Box Meeting

Please ensure to pack water and stay hydrated throughout the day! Please take 3 minutes to watch this video:


If heat stress is not recognized and treated early, it can lead to heat disorders, which have serious effects on the body. These include:

Heat cramps

  • Painful muscle cramps

  • Can lead to heat exhaustion if left untreated

Heat exhaustion

  • Shallow breathing

  • Increased heart rate

  • Weak, rapid pulse

  • Cool, pale, clammy skin

  • Sweating

  • Weakness, fatigue, dizziness

  • Headache and nausea

  • Fainting

  • Muscle cramps

  • Can lead to heat stroke if left untreated

Heat stroke

  • Hot, dry, flushed skin

  • No longer sweating

  • Agitation and confusion

  • Decreased level of consciousness and awareness

  • Headache

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Seizures

  • Increase in breathing rate

  • Irregular pulse

  • Shock

  • Cardiac arrest

Stay safe,

Eric C.

Operations Manager

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All Employees, On behalf of Curtis and I, we would like to extend our appreciation for the amazing work done by you with respect to safety. YTD we have only seen one minor medical-aid. Your diligenc