Direct cooling is the best defense in high humidity.
A higher body mass index with a higher fat percentage leads to an increased risk of overheating.
Lack of airflow in a confined space decreases the body's ability to cool naturally.
Some medications can cause increased sensitivity to heat.
Heat stress can impact mental and physical capacity long before reaching an extreme risk level.
Increased activity level leads to increased body core temperature.
Protective coverings, even thin, trap heat and increase body core temperature.
Anyone who has experienced even one heat stress incident in the past is more susceptible to the effects of heat.
Telegraph key operators tasked with working in an environment of increasing temperatures showed an increase in mistakes as the temperature increased.
The cost of heat related illness to a business can be substantial. Often overlooked is the impact of heat stress before reaching an event. Rising core body temperatures can reduce quality, decrease productivity, escalate conflict, increase turnover and compromise safety.
This short video explains how the Ice Vest™ was designed to be the most effective cooling solution in any environment.
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