2010 has brought record temperatures to Florida! As we’re working in our yards, we need to be aware of the heat and take precautionary measures. Here’s an excerpt from a Solutions for Your Life article that gives some tips on heat.
Summer in Florida can be overwhelmingly hot, even for long-time residents. Heat stress, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke are illnesses that can overcome you when your body is unable to cool itself.
- Tips for Staying Cool
- Factors Leading to Heat Stress
- Symptoms of Heat-related Illnesses
- Preventing Heat Stress
- How to Treat Victims of Heat-related Illness