Tag: Heat Illness

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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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