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How to Properly Treat Heat-Related Illnesses

This 1 minute safety training video covers: How to recover from heat-related injuries, what are the symptoms of heat stroke, emergency first aid for heat stroke victims. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 13 minutes full length version.

The Full-Length Version is Available on DVD!

Any time workers get hot and sweaty, they’re feeling "heat stress". The hotter they get, the more likely heat stress is to affect their health. And if employees get overheated enough to develop heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke, the effect on them can be serious, even fatal.

Atlantic Training’s Heat Stress Training DVD program discuss the hazards of getting overheated, how employees can avoid heat-related illnesses and what they should do if a coworker suffers from heat stress.

All of the products... the new "Micro-Learning" and full-length online courses as well as the DVDs and interactive CD courses... discuss topics that are integral to employees" understanding of these issues.

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Video Transcript

The treatment for heat stroke at first is to get the person out of the hot environment if you can, secondly remove clothing try to sponge the person with water or wet or moist towel over that person and try to fan the person with some object if you don’t have available electrical fan in the situation and then lastly the person need to transport to the hospital as soon as possible.