outdoors, the heat can only work for a few minutes. So, if the outside temperature is close to the mark of 32.5 degrees, or exceed it, the duration of periods of continuous work should be 15 – 20 minutes. And then the worker needs to rest for at least 10 – 12 minutes in refrigerated rooms. But there should not be too cold – at least plus 24-25 degrees. Otherwise the person risks to catch a cold.
In this case, a valid duration of the work shift in the heat for employees without protective clothing may not exceed 1.5-2 hours. But if workers use special clothing to protect against heat radiation, it can work for the street a total of 4-5 hours. Well, best not to work during the hottest hours. Need to move a work in the morning or evening.
To work in the heat are encouraged to allow employees younger than 25 and not older than 40 years. Drinking water should be in sufficient quantity and in the vicinity of the workers.
the recommended temperature of drinking water, beverages, tea – plus 10-15 degrees. Ice water to drink is not necessary. Otherwise, again, there is a risk of getting sick. Good to drink salt water, mineral alkaline water, dairy drinks (skim milk, whey), juices, vitamin drinks, oxygen-albuminous cocktails. Also, the diet should include more fruits and vegetables.
drinking water should be little and often to maintain good hydration of the body (the optimum water content in the body, which ensures its normal functioning, metabolism). When the air temperature is over 30 degrees and performing work of average weight should drink at least 0.5 liters of water per hour. Or about one Cup every 20 minutes.