Summer has come. Working under the hot weather could cause various work-related diseases and injuries. Thanks to OSHA and NIOSH, we can have high-quality information in the smartphone to protect ourselves to protect from summer heat disorder.
The OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool app provides the following features: (from NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topics, https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/heatstress/heatapp.html?s_cid=3ni7dFB-HeatApp-HeatStress-2019)
A visual indicator of the current heat index and associated risk levels specific to your current geographical location
Precautionary recommendations specific to heat index-associated risk levels
An interactive, hourly forecast of heat index values, risk level, and recommendations for planning outdoor work activities in advance
Editable location, temperature, and humidity controls for calculation of variable conditions
Signs and symptoms and first aid information for heat-related illnesses.
You can download this app on the Apple App Store and Google Play.
More Information: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/heatstress/heatapp.html?s_cid=3ni7dFB-HeatApp-HeatStress-2019