Heat Stress: By The Basics, And The Base Layers.

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“How do I help my guys stay cool in the hot summer months?” That may be the #1 question we at Bulwark receive this time of year, every year. The world’s #1 FR brand is here to help guide you with some cold, hard facts.

       
       

    1. Remember the 3 Rs: Rehydrate, Rest and Recognize
      Rehydrate:
      Drink cool water often and before you feel thirsty.
      Rest:
      Take breaks in shaded/air-conditioned areas:
      Especially when daytime temps are at their peak.
      Shorter, more frequent work/rest cycles are best.
      Recognize:
      Learn to recognize the symptoms of heat-related illness in yourself and others; and report concerns immediately.
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    3. NEVER Cheat In The Heat
      Keep shirts buttoned, sleeves rolled down, and tucked in.
      FR clothing can only protect you if worn properly.
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    5. The Right Base Layers Boost Comfort
      – Wicking base layers move perspiration from the skin outward, to allow for faster evaporation, and constant comfort.
      – An FR base layer adds protection and might even allow for the use of a lighter weight shirt without sacrificing ATPV/ Protection.
      – ALWAYS select a base layer that is flame resistant or at least 100% cotton

     



    1 Comments

    • dave
      July 31, 2015
      thanks for the info great help for my customers ARCK UNIFORMS

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