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OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool app

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

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