Heat Illness Prevention Materials
Heat Education & Awareness Tools (HEAT) is a set of resources and tools developed in collaboration with agricultural workers and educators, to promote workplace safety and health in agriculture. The HEAT Toolkit provides a training guide for the identification, prevention, and treatment of heat illness and is available in both English and Spanish (pdf format). It includes worksite posters and interactive educational materials for workers. The facilitator's guide and curriculum provide a comprehensive approach to heat illness prevention by addressing risk factors for agricultural workers at the individual, workplace, and community levels.
Ordering Heat Toolkits
Links for all HEAT materials are freely available for digital (pdf) download below. The same materials are also available in print and can be purchased in bulk through our print and ship storefront. Employers, trainers, and educators can print one FREE HEAT Toolkit (value of $35) with promo code. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (206) 616-1958 to request a promo code.
Be Heat Smart Campaign
The PNASH Center has launched a coordinated campaign to share practical tips and resources for heat-related illness prevention in agriculture in collaboration with local, regional, and national partners. A media kit was developed with radio messages (Spanish), customizable social media cards, and training resources and tools (English & Spanish) to promote best practices for prevention among employers, supervisors, workers, and safety educators.
Heat Education and Awareness Tools (HEAT)
A train-the-trainer guide for the identification, prevention, and treatment of heat illness in outdoor agricultural workers.
Guía para facilitadores
Una guía para capacitar al capacitador para la identificación, prevención y tratamiento de enfermedades causadas por el calor en trabajadores agrícolas al aire libre.
Symptoms and treatment for heat illness
Symptoms of heat illness can be mild or severe. Know the symptoms and treatment to prevent serious heat stress and death.
Risk factors for heat illness
Awareness of your risk factors can help prevent heat illness.
Clothing for work in hot weather
Wear light colored, lightweight clothing and a hat when working in the heat.
Staying hydrated at work
If you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) and heat
PPE and work coveralls can be much hotter than regular work clothes.
Keeping cool in the home and community
Keep your family cool during hot weather.