Articles Tagged with Atlanta worker heat injury

Most people associate warm summer temperatures with pleasant beach vacations and cookouts. For Georgia workers, that outdoor heat can be dangerous. 

Extreme heat must be taken seriously by both employers and employees.

What qualifies as “extreme heat” may vary by region, but it usually means temperatures that are about 10 degrees above normal, according to The Weather Channel. However, any temperature that is over 90 degrees is generally considered “extreme,” particularly when it is also accompanied by high levels of humidity.  Continue reading