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Heat, hydration, and heavyweight horrors

What lurks behind the thirst?
March 28, 2013
People who have not been there are often incredulous that mining and construction workers in the north of Western Australia regularly do their shifts in temperatures hovering around 50°C.


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Report: Climate change may occur even faster than previously thought

“The science is unequivocal that humans are the cause of global warming”
December 4, 2012

A new report commissioned by the World Bank shows that carbon dioxide emissions continue to rise at alarming rates, and that adapting to a 4 degrees Celcius increase may not be possible -- or enough.


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7/18/2012 - Heat-Related Illness

July 18, 2012
If your employees work outdoors, what steps are you taking to protect them from heat-related illnesses?


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Affordable new Heat Stress Tracker from Kestrel Meters helps protect athletes and workers from dangers of heat illness

Portable handheld device provides waterless WBGT measurement and displays on-screen warning signal when environmental conditions enter a danger zone
April 3, 2012

Athlete deaths from heat exposure are on the rise. Warming summers have been accompanied by weekly reports of athletes young and old collapsing from severe heat-induced illness.


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