+ High Humidity + Physical Work = Heat Illness
Heat Exhaustion Symptoms
Dizziness or Lightheadedness
Mood changes such as irritability, confusion, or the inability to think straight
Decreased or dark-colored urine
Fainting or passing out
Pale, clammy skin
Actions to Take
Act immediately. If not treated, heat exhaustion may advance to heat stroke
Move the victim to a cool, shaded area to rest. Don’t leave the person
alone. If symptoms include dizziness or lightheadedness, lay the victim
on his or her back and raise the legs 6 to 8 inches. If symptoms include
or upset stomach, lay the victim on his or her side.
Loosen and remove any heavy clothing.
Have the person drink cool water (about a cup every 15 minutes) unless
sick to stomach.
Cool the person’s body by fanning and spraying with a cool mist of
water or applying a wet cloth to the person’s skin.
Call 911 to emergency help if the person does not feel better in a few