Sanitation/Hydration: Your body is always working to maintain balance and sustain its core temperature. Our bodies are constantly exposed to elements that increase body heat and deplete hydration levels, so workers must be extra careful when working in hot or cold conditions.
Symptoms of dehydration include:
Prevention is key to minimizing the risks associated with the effects of dehydration.
Water should be available within the work area for all employees in accordance with
29 CFR §1926.51.
Consider the following to promote hydration in the workplace:
Water is an essential nutrient for all living things!
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