TITLE

COOL DOWN: PREVENTING WORKPLACE HEAT STRESS

AUTHOR(S)
Linder, Dan
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
EHS Today;May2013, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips and tools to prevent workplace heat stress. It says that the high-volume, low-speed fans (HVLS) are one solution to prevent risk of heat stroke. It adds that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommend the importance of cooling down internal and external environments.
ACCESSION #
87615422

 

Related Articles

  • CDC probes needlesticks, possible HIV infections among laundry workers. Merli, Richard // American Laundry News (Crain Communications Inc. (MI));Mar2008, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p1 

    The article reports that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating four cases of laundry and housekeeping workers infected with HIV as a result of needlestick injuries they suffered at work. According to CDC, several of cases of reported occupationally acquired...

  • OSHA follows CDC's tuberculosis lead.  // Materials Management in Health Care;Apr96, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p10 

    Presents certification by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) to hospitals following tuberculosis protection guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Use of the guidelines by OSHA in lieu of its own set of rules on the issue.

  • A guide to TV, VRE, and MRSA.  // RN;Jul98, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p24DD 

    Reports on the spread of infectious diseases that have become drug-resistant. Impact of this on the healthcare community and the safety of staff and patients in clinical settings; Identification of three of the most known pathogens; Recommendations made by the United States Centers for Disease...

  • Infection control Update.  // Healthcare Purchasing News;Jul2003, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p30 

    Presents updates on infection control in the U.S. as of July 2003. Decision of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to withdraw a proposed rule aimed at preventing occupational exposure to disease; Features of the initiative released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

  • OSHA Proposes TB Protection. Schwartz, Ronald M. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Jan98, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p12 

    Reports the proposal of the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regarding a health standard that would control occupational exposure to tuberculosis (TB). Similarities and major difference of the proposal of OSHA to the revised guidelines issued by the US Centers for Disease...

  • OSHA and CDC issue resources to help hospitals prepare for possible / FLU PANDEMIC /.  // Health Facilities Management;Jul2007, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p56 

    The article reports that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a pandemic flu preparedness guidance for hospitals. The guidance was specifically focused on health care workers and employers discussing flu...

  • CDC Supports Metalcasting Industry's Silicosis Assertions.  // Modern Casting;Jun2005, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p16 

    Focuses on the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the metal casting industry's silicosis assertions in the U.S. as of June 2005. Number of silicosis death certificates issued by a CDC report from 1968 to 2002; Reasons behind the decline in the number of annual...

  • HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS REDUCE RISKS THROUGH NEW HYGIENE TECHNOLOGY. WOJCIK, JOANNE // Business Insurance;10/21/2013, Vol. 47 Issue 21, p0006 

    The article presents update on hygiene technology that have been adopted by health care providers to reduce risks for infections. Universal precautions have been established by the World Health Organization (WHO) and adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Infection (CDC), the...

  • Pandemic warnings could trigger closings.  // ED Management;May2007, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p57 

    The article reports that even a mild pandemic could result in school closings and cancellation of public gatherings according to an interim guidance on community mitigation released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To designate what interventions are needed, a new Pandemic...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics