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Recommended Heat-related Resources

 

2021 Heat Related illness Clinicians Guide

Heat-Related Illness Clinician’s Guide - June 2021

English | Spanish

This guide provides information to clinicians on the prevention and treatment of heat-related illness. Since workers may not be familiar with all of the symptoms of heat stress, it is important that clinicians discuss heat illness symptoms and prevention with agricultural workers and others who are at risk.

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California Heat Illness Prevention

This page overviews the CA Heat Illness standard and resources in multiple languages.

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OSHA Heat Safety Tool App

Calculates the heat index for their worksite, and, based on the heat index, displays a risk level to outdoor workers.

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Water, Rest, Shade - Video

This 9-minute video features workers from agriculture, construction and landscaping and heat illness prevention and treatment.

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Workplace Safety and Health for Farmworkers: Pesticides, Field Sanitation, and Heat Illness

This training curriculum from Farmworker Justice reviews basic concepts related to pesticide exposure, field sanitation, heat illness, and worker rights.

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PNASH Heat Toolkit

A set of resources and tools developed in collaboration with agricultural workers and educators. The toolkit provides a train-the-trainer guide for the identification, prevention, and treatment of heat illness and is available in both English and Spanish.

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Heat Stress Prevention Brochure

This 9-minute video features workers from agriculture, construction and landscaping and heat illness prevention and
treatment

A bilingual (English/Spanish) brochure created by AFOP detailing best practices for heat stress prevention for farmworkers.

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Heat Stress in the Fields and COVID-19

This 9-minute video features workers from agriculture, construction and landscaping and heat illness prevention and
treatment

YouTube video with Public Citizen's Dr. Juley Fulcher and AFOP Program Manager Vashti Kelly speaking about Heat Stress in the Fields and the interplay between heat-related illness and COVID-19.

 



Clinician Resources

Heat-Related Illnesses

by R. Gauer and B.K. Meyers

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Heat-Related Illness Clinician’s Guide - June 2021

English | Spanish

This guide provides information to clinicians on the prevention and treatment of heat-related illness. Since workers may not be familiar with all of the symptoms of heat stress, it is important that clinicians discuss heat illness symptoms and prevention with agricultural workers and others who are at risk.

 



Patient Resources

The following are some useful resources designed specifically for workers on how to prevent, recognize and address heat illness in the workplace.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heat-Related Illnesses - What to Look For / What to Do (English)

Enfermedades Relacionadas con el Calor (Spanish)

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National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

NIOSH Fast Facts (English)

NIOSH Datos Breves (Spanish)

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Water. Rest. Shade. The Work Can’t Get Done Without Them (Low-Literacy Fact Sheet)(English)

Agua. Sombra. Descansos. Sin ellos no se puede trabajar (Spanish)

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Heat Illness Prevention

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UC Davis Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety

Heat Illness Prevention

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Webinars on Heat-related Illness

It's Hot and It's Dangerous!
A webinar for community health workers to learn about heat-related illness and how to prevent it

View webinar in English | Spanish

 

          

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