High temperature + high humidity + physical work = heat illness.
Learn the signs and symptoms for heat-induced illnesses and how to respond.
Drink plenty of cool water.
Avoid eating large meals before working in hot environments.
Avoid beverages with caffeine. These make the body lose water and increase
the risk for heat illnesses.
Factors that put you at increased risk.
Taking certain medications. Check with your health-care provider or
pharmacist to see if any medicines you are taking affect you when working in
Having a previous heat-induced illness.