Worker Protections

Heat Stress Solutions

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workers in the U.S. need access to heat stress solutions on the job
Heat Stress

Heat Stress Solutions Buyers Guide

Heat Stress Solutions Worker Protections

From the trenches and tarmacs, fields and factories, highways and warehouses, ISEA research has shown that over 90 million workers in the U.S. are exposed to hazardous temperatures that can lead to severe health consequences.

Proper preventative action against heat stress involves a mix of engineering, administrative and work practice controls, as well as the use of cooling PPE and proper hydration. Effective heat stress management programs can reduce incidences of heat related illness by over 90%, and reduce related worker compensation costs by 50%. Workers wearing cooling PPE experience a decrease in heat related illness of up to 50%.

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American workers die due to extreme heat annually


Annual economic loss due to extreme heat


Low-income, minority workers are more likely to suffer from heat stress and illness

Federal Standards and Regulation

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has published criteria for a recommended standard for occupational heat stress.

Some states have standards for heat exposure:

Heat Stress Solutions

  • Water-Activated Garments
  • Cooling Vests
  • Cooling Towels & Blankets
  • Cooling Bandanas
  • Cooling Multi-Band
  • Cooling Arm Sleeves
  • Cooling skull cap/hard hat liner
  • Phase Change Cooling Vests
  • Water pumped vests
  • Air-Cooled Garments and vests
  • Shade Tents
  • Electrolyte Replacement Drinks
  • Auxiliary/Personal Cooling
  • Systems
  • Vented protective clothing
  • Sweatbands, hard hat liners, hard hat shade rims, hats, etc.


OSHA’s Heat Illness Prevention Campaign

ANSI/ASSP A10.50 Standard for Heat Stress Management in Construction and Demolition Operations

National Integrated Heat Health Information System

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