[VIDEO] How to Stay Cool on the Summer Construction Jobsite

These 18 tips tell you how and why to keep cool on the construction site during the hot summer season

If you work outdoors, taking a few hours to cool off in an air-conditioned room isn’t usually an option when there’s a job to get done. Getting through a hot day takes planning and preparation. You wouldn’t show up at a worksite without the right tools, and you shouldn’t arrive unprepared for the heat.

Get even more in-depth information on these 18 tips and why they are important to construction laborers' safety by reading the full article, "18 Tips to Stay Cool on the Jobsite in the Summer Heat."

Additional heat safety resources for construction contractors:

10 Hot-Weather Safety Tips for Construction

OSHA's Heat Illness Prevention Training Guide

Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness

Hot, Humid Weather is Coming. Are Your Team and Fleet Ready?

Heat Stress Safety Management

[VIDEO] What is Heat Illness?

[VIDEO] Construction Safety: Preventing Heat Stroke and Illness

How to Keep Construction Workers Cool

Heat Illness Prevention: Keep It Cool in the Dog Days of Summer

OSHA Releases Free Mobile App to Monitor Heat Index