Drink water before work each day.
Drink at least 2 litters of water every 2-3 hours.
Check you urine color. It should be pale yellow.
Add a little salt to your meals.
In hot weather, take regular breaks.
Get Plenty of sleep at Night.
Eat fruits and vegetables every day.
When unwell, tell your supervisor.
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Measuring Heat

Thermal Work Limit
The Thermal Work Limit (TWL), which has been validated for gulf conditions, is the heat stress index that has been adopted by HAAD to enable safe management of work in heat. It gives a measure of the maximum safe work rate for the conditions. If TWL is too low then even low rates of work cannot safely be carried out continuously.

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Environmental Factors
Heat stress is caused by a number of environmental and personal factors. Air temperature and the sun are two of these factors but to assess heat exposure and understand the effects of the environment on a person’s body all the important elements need to be taken into consideration. The section below highlights each of the most important environmental factors in heat stress:

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