Tips to Avoid Heat Stress This Summer


At Portacool, we often focus on industrial cooling and heat safety relative to work environments. We also think enjoying fun in the sun is one of the great pastimes of summer when you are at home though.

Just as it is important to protect yourself from the sun and hot weather while you are working outdoors or in high temps, it is also just as important when you are “playing.” Normally, the body cools itself by sweating, but when the weather is particularly hot and humid, you may not sweat enough to keep yourself cool. When your body temperature increases too much, heat-related illnesses can occur. These range from minor irritations like heat rash or cramps, to potentially deadly conditions like heat exhaustion and heatstroke.

Here are a few things you can do to keep yourself and your loved ones safe this summer:

We cannot prevent heat during the summer, but taking a little time to plan ahead when you know you or those you care about will be outdoors for extended periods can save your health and your summer.

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