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Heat, hydration, and heavyweight horrors

What lurks behind the thirst?
By Rick Duley BSc(Hons)
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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”
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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

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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
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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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