At Risk of ‌Heat Illness

Who is at an increased risk of Heat Illness?

  1. Individuals living a sedentary lifestyle
  2. Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
  3. Heart Disease
  4. Obesity
  5. Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  6. Autonomic Dysfunction
  7. Hyper-hidrosis (excessive sweating)
  8. Hypo-hydrosis (decreased sweating)
  9. Kidney Pathology
  10. If you are taking medications that could affect thermoregulation Central nervous system function and/or sodium balance

‌    I have one of the above conditions. What should I do next?

  1. Inform a supervisor
  2. Ensure proper daily hydration
  3. Get a good night's sleep