Beat the Heat

It's so hot even the lobsters are buying fans here in Maine. Temperatures everywhere in the east are soaring and relief isn't in sight for the week.

Some workplaces are hot to begin with (think restaurant kitchens), so when summer temperatures arrive, it should automatically signal employers and employees to think heat safety.

Read or re-read our Don't Lose Your Cool post for a refresher on how to avoid, recognize and treat heat exhaustion and heat stroke.