“Heat stress” is the “net [overall] heat load to which a worker may be exposed from the combined contributions of metabolic heat, environmental factors (i.e., air temperature, humidity, air movement, and radiant heat), and clothing requirements.”
Heat exposure causes the following illnesses:
– Heat edema
– Heat rashes
– Heat cramps
– Heat exhaustion
– Heat syncope
– Heat stroke
Reduce your exposure to the sun where possible, and drink enough water daily. Should you wish to speak to one of our doctors Click here: http://www.peermedhealthcare.co.za/contact-us/