1. Factors that can increase the chance of heat stress include low temperature and precipitation.
2. Wear loose, light clothing, and avoid direct sunlight when possible.
3. Workers need to start drinking water after arriving at the job site.
4. Keep drinking water! Start the day out hydrated and then continue to fuel your body with water.
5. Heat stroke is deadly! Recognize heat stroke symptoms which can include red, hot and dry skin, confusion, fainting, and convulsions.
6. If a worker is showing signs of heat stroke, especially if they stop sweating and have hot dry skin, immediately call 911 or emergency services.
7. Take heat stress seriously and focus on preventing heat stress.

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