When the ambient temperature gets high enough to overcome the body’s ability to dissipate heat, heat-related illnesses occur.
Lightning is the most frequent weather hazard and has impacted athletic events such as baseball, football, lacrosse, skiing, swimming, soccer, tennis, track and field events.
It is important to keep your staff and patrons safe against the dangers associated with outdoor activities in hot weather. Overheating can be a real danger, even fatal, if not quickly addressed.
Ask these questions when checking your safety program.
Proactive measures to reduce the likelihood of damage occurring at your center.
Simple skills verification, plus an in-service training program will help you increase opportunities for staff to practice their skills.
Tick bites can pass along tick-borne pathogens resulting in Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and other related illnesses affecting thousands of outdoor enthusiasts each year.