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HEAT Safety Tips from TWUA

Texas heat in August is no joke - and it isn't going anywhere.

Did you know?  Extreme heat often results in the highest annual number of deaths among all weather-related disasters.  Try to take breaks in air-conditioning when possible, or find shade.  Wear protective clothing, glasses, and hats when possible to protect your body from the sun and prevent overheating.

Stau hydrated - this is key!  Start preparing beforeheand by hudrating well the day before physically exertive work in high temperatures.

Lastly, know the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses, such as cramping, nausea/vomiting, dizziness, or confusion. Refer to this helpful infographic produced by www.ready.gov  for more steps you can take to beat the heat this summer!