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  • 一,保持冷靜





    () Employers should enhance the ventilation equipment or use the air conditioning in the workplace to separate the high temperature equipment and displace the heat.

  • 二、Replenish fluids

    () Regardless of the level of activity, you should always replenish your fluids regularly. Do not wait till you are thirsty to replenish your fluids. Keep a good habit of drinking at least 2000ml of water per day unless prescribed otherwise by the physician. If the doctor has prescribed less water intake for you, please consult the doctor about the amount of water that needs to be consumed during the summer.

    (二)People who work outdoors or exercise should replenish two to four cups of water (240ml per cup), and avoid smoking and alcohol. 

    (三)Increase the intake of fruits and vegetables as they contain higher water content and is rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It is healthy and an alternative to replenish your fluids.

    (四)Do not replenish your fluids with alcohol or sugary drinks. It will cause further loss of water in the body.

    (五)Avoid drinking water that is too icy that will irritate your stomach.

  • 三、Be aware

    (一)It is important for those who work outdoors, sportsmen, or those working in closed spaces to stay aware of the physical condition of yourself and your co-workers. Make sure you get sufficient rest and fluids are replenished.

    (二)Infants, children, and elders should avoid going outdoors from 10am to 2pm. When heading outdoors, it is recommended to stay under the shade, wear sunscreen, wear a broad-brimmed hat, and your sun-glasses.

    (三)Place a thermometer indoors to understand the changes to room temperature during the day, and take measures to maintain the room temperature at a comfortable level. Follow the weather forecast to plan your outdoor activities on a day with milder temperatures.

    (四)Inspect your household and workplace air conditioning equipment to make sure it is operating optimally.

    (五) In order to prevent heat injury amongst your employees, employers should provide a comfortable working environment and install relevant protection measures such as the promotion of heat injury prevention, reallocation of work during the day to refrain your employees from working more than 6 hours under extreme heat. Furthermore, employers should arrange relevant training and education to let employees understand the symptoms of heat injury and enhance their competencies of preventing heat injury.            

Modify Date:2018/08/24 Publish Date:2018/08/09