Four Cool Resources & Products to Battle Heat Illness from Safety Experts at Magid
May 27th is National Heat Awareness Day and Magid is Here to Help!
Heat safety is more important than ever now that summer is here, and high temperatures are on the way. Friday, May 27th, is National Heat Awareness Day. This significant date comes only a short month after The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched a targeted Heat Stress National Enforcement Program (NEP) to protect workers across the nation from the increasing threat of heat–related illness. Through this program, OSHA will proactively inspect workplaces and high–risk worksites for heat–related hazards.
This shocking data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reminds us why this day is so imperative:
• Every day, in the United States, 11 workers on average are seriously injured or die from heat stress
• The average cost per heat prostration incident is over $53,000
• Heat illness is 100% preventable
Many safety managers and industrial workers are seeking additional information for battling heat illness, and Magid is here to help with four free resources and innovative products to help keep workers safe.
1) Body cooling gear
For industrial work that happens far away from air conditioning and refrigerators, workers need a body cooling solution that’s portable, activates fast, and stays cool. Magid® Cool Powered by Mission® products cool in under 60 seconds and stay cool for up to two hours in just three easy steps. Additionally, these products can be reactivated again and again throughout the workday. Learn more here.
2) A FREE webinar that teaches the 8 Easy Steps to a Complete Heat Safety Program
Magid’s Heat Safety Webinar recently had hundreds of attendees and received praise from safety professionals across the nation. Including, “One of the most useful webinars I have attended in a long time. Thank you!” Magid has posted this free resource to its website here.
3) An entire online headquarters with free heat illness prevention resources
Magid’s Heat Illness Prevention HQ includes a comprehensive guide to heat illness prevention, heat stress prevention training, hydration tips, educational posters, and other related content that can prevent heat illness and help save workers’ lives.
4) Safety Experts who know about heat illness prevention
At Magid, safety isn’t just a job, it’s our legacy. This family–owned business has been keeping workers safe since 1946 and is a founding member of the National Heat Safety Coalition (NHSC) along with Mission and KSI. Industrial business and safety professionals who need help with heat safety prevention should never hesitate to call Magid Safety Experts at 800–867–1083.
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