What are the Effects of Heat in our Body

This 1 minute safety training video covers: How our body produces heat, what are the effects of high body temperature, how to fight off body heat stress.

Video Transcript

Everyone knows that working in a hot environment is uncomfortable but being uncomfortable is not the major problem. Workers were required to work in a hot environment face additional but avoidable hazards that go beyond merely being uncomfortable. Generally speaking, there’s a higher frequency of accidents in hot environments than in moderate conditions. Working in a hot environment lowers the mental alertness and physical performance of an individual, increase body temperature and physical discomforts, promote irritability, anger and other emotional state which can cause workers to overlook safety procedures or to divert the tension from hazardous tasks.