On the job / Industrial
For men and women “on the job”, any kind of work is not only physically challenging but also requires smart and savvy measures, as even the fittest of workers are going to feel the impact of warm-hot weather with fairly high humidity levels.
Heat illness is a serious risk that athletes face not only during competition but also those gruelling and ultra-demanding training sessions. With heat waves continually mounting in the different continents, it’s now become extremely important for athletes and sport teams to do everything possible to keep their star players cool.
Even though motorcycle riding can be very exciting and adventurous in the winter season, practically all riders look forward to those long and warm summer rides with their entourage – with the sun beating down on them, riding dry and open roads from morning till sunset.
Leisure / Outdoor recreation
Summer is a time that’s best spent outdoors: picnics, barbecues, hiking, motor biking; mountain biking, horse-riding, taking a walk on the beach – the list is practically endless. But are you doing everything you can to stay cool outdoors? Keeping cool in summer has become especially important now since global warming has made summers feel even hotter. The risk of heat exhaustion and even heat stroke is higher than ever.
Heat stress can impact all branches of the military – causing serious injury to those who serve us. Recent reports around military heat stress statistics are shedding a light on this major problem which could shape policy and ultimately save lives.
Countries around the globe have been hit hard as a result of changing weather patterns and global warming. This year is going to be no different – in fact, if anything, it will likely continue to get hotter and more humid with each passing year as the glaciers continue to melt away.