Heat Stress & Thirst Quenchers

News & Articles

  • The Truth About Heat Stress and FRC

    It would be a terrible shame to put American workers at risk of catastrophic or fatal burn injury because of an outdated myth about PPE and heat stress.

  • Cal/OSHA to Hold Heat Awareness Conference Call

    "When it comes to preventing heat illness, employers with outdoor workers should not wait until it gets hot to review their procedures and ensure their training is effective," said Cal/OSHA Heat and Agriculture Program Coordinator David Hornung. "Workers should know the signs and symptoms of heat illness and what to do in case someone gets sick."

  • When Work Brings the Heat: Your Guide to Heat Stress Risks and Solutions

    You can't change the weather, but you can change your approach to working in the heat.

  • Petition Backs National Heat Protection Standard

    "This summer's record-breaking heat waves across the U.S. were especially devastating to frontline communities, particularly to farm workers," said Lisa Archer, Food and Agriculture Program director at Friends of the Earth. "OSHA must act now to protect the health and safety of workers disproportionally impacted by the climate crisis."

  • Hot Tips for Summer Safety

    Summer is well under way in North America, and with the sun and fun comes a number of safety concerns to keep in mind.

  • Cal/OSHA Issues High Heat Warning

    The agency's advisory urges employers with outdoor workers to protect them from succumbing to heat illnesses as parts of Southern California are expected to top 100 degrees into next week.


  • Sqwincher Hot Stik - Hot Electrolyte Replacement Beverage

    Sqwincher Hot Stik - Hot Electrolyte Replacement Beverage

    Introducing Sqwincher HOT STIK, a hot electrolyte replacement beverage from Sqwincher that helps keep you protected from the effects of intense cold and dehydration. Each great tasting flavor option is filled with essential electrolytes, minerals and vitamins to help to stimulate the body and keep it protected during increased exposure to the cold. Sqwincher Hot Stik is designed to be consumed as a hot beverage and contains 3 grams of carbs and 10 calories per 8 oz. serving. Hot Sticks are available in Apple Cider, Green Tea and Orange Spice flavors and are packaged 10 sticks per tube.


  • Safety Matters Express -- August Edition

    While staying cool and getting a machine to do the heavy lifting can keep workers happy, it's still a good idea to toss in a few extra perks. Confused? Magid's Safety Matters Express will explain it all. Get useful safety tips from its August 2017 fast and fun video!

  • Deb Is Shining a Light on Sun Protection

    A survey reveals that only 18 percent of outdoor workers always wear sunscreen at work, and Deb is looking to change that. Deb Group is proactively campaigning to raise awareness of the risks associated with UV exposure to those who spend a significant amount of time outside as part of their job. For more information, visit info.debgroup.com/sun-home-us.

  • Cool Stuff Being Made: Refractories

    This July 2011 NAMvideo, part of the Cool Stuff Being Made series from the National Association of Manufacturers, explains how refractories work. For more information about them, visit http://refractoriesinstitute.org/index.htm.