As temperatures start to soar and heat indexes rise it is important that you remember to stay hydrated, especially when out in the sun or high humidity areas. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health recommends that while doing moderate activities in moderate conditions a person should drink 1 cup of water every 15-20 minutes. One liter contains 4.22 cups. When working in the heat and especially when humidity is high and dampening the bodies ability to cool itself it is important to remember to drink before you are thirsty.

 

To read more on the subject check out the following page over at the CDC website.

https://blogs.cdc.gov/niosh-science-blog/2011/08/12/heat-2/

-Chris K.

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