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  1. Cincinnati weather: When is it too Hot to Practice Outside? Ohio, KY Differ on Guidelines

    Cincinnati weather: When is it too Hot to Practice Outside? Ohio, KY Differ on Guidelines The intense August heat has been unrelenting, and as it continues to surge throughout the week, local athletic programs find themselves compelled to closely oversee the heat levels to ensure player safety. Numerous programs have had to contend with the weather by either canceling events or postponing their start times, providing some respite ... Read more...
  2. Wet Bulb Globe Temperature- Why You Need to Know

    Wet Bulb Globe Temperature- Why You Need to Know  While not as common as temperature or heat index, WGBT can provide additional information that can keep you safe when temperatures get dangerously hot. One tool used by the U.S. Military and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to determine a safe amount of time to work outside is the wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT). What is ... Read more...
  3. High School Football Teams in South Florida Prioritize Player Safety amid Summer Heat

    High School Football Teams in South Florida Prioritize Player Safety amid Summer Heat As high school football teams in South Florida prepare for the upcoming season, they face a formidable adversary beyond the football field—the scorching summer heat. With the start of practices, the primary focus is on ensuring the safety and well-being of the players amid soaring temperatures. This year, however, dealing with the relentless ... Read more...
  4. Local Schools Now Utilize Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Model for Sports Heat Safety

    Local Schools Now Utilize Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Model for Sports Heat Safety The Bryan football team delayed the start of its first preseason practice on Monday in an attempt to beat the heat. WBGT is a measurement that considers temperature, humidity, and radiant heat to assess heat stress risk. Schools are increasingly adopting WBGT monitoring systems to prevent heat-related illnesses among athletes. By regularly... Read more...
  5. Warehouses are Heated as Temperature Safety Rules lag

    Warehouses are Heated as Temperature Safety Rules lag Daniel Rivera was soaked in sweat when he got into his car in San Bernardino, California. As the external temperature was finally descending below the 100-degree mark, he switched on the air conditioning. Initially, the relief didn't differ much from standing near the fans at the Amazon air hub's loading docks, where he had just spent 10 hours ... Read more...
  6. The World Needs a New Way to Talk about Heat

    The World Needs a New Way to Talk about Heat Earlier this summer, representatives of the U. N. weather agency acknowledged that they are faced with the challenge of effectively conveying the definition of life-threatening heat to the global population of 8 billion people. This cautionary statement was made during a worldwide conference call with researchers associated with the World ... Read more...
  7. Heat safety a top priority for Fort Leonard Wood community

    Preventing heat-related injuries becomes a top priority as the summer heat continues to rise. In the scorching and humid climate of Missouri, maintaining a cool and safe environment requires additional measures, as explained by Lt. Col. Jarrad Glasenapp, commander of the 3rd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment. “Heat prevention and ... Read more...

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