We have to work in like 100F weather, the humidity is insane also. We fill up a huge water cooler, with ice, water and wash clothes, we take the wash cloths and put them on our necks etc. but nothing works. We literally have to spend hours walking around in the middle of the sun, during the hottest part of the day, so there's no way to get out of the sun. And get heat exhaustion every single day that we work.
My sister gets to the point that her eyes are blood shot and she can't even think straight. My body gets really hot and just never cools down, no amount of cool showers, air conditioning or fans will make it cool down again lol.
Anyone else work in really hot weather or have anymore ideas on how to help reduce heat exhaustion?
Also i'm very much used to the weather and being outside during it. My dad is also, he's been doing it for around 30 years now and he said he never gets used to it.
Most Helpful Guy
Being in a near same situation (I literally live in a desert. Avg. daily temps for us are 110-115),
You just have to keep HYDRATING. Hydrate, Hydrate, HYDRATE.
Heat exhaustion, cramps, and stroke is caused via not enough water in the body.
Your body also has to be able to keep the water your putting into it without becoming malnourished and flushing all your minerals/nutrients out of your body.
With each of your 3 meals drink a drink with salt in it that also regenerates your lost electrolytes, Gatorade and Powerade are GREAT for this.
The only thing you can do is drink drink drink, always keep a source on you, and even if your not thirsty drink drink drink.
Make sure to eat/drink some salt too during meals. (if not a gatorade/powerade/sports drink every now and then during the day).1
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Most Helpful Girl
Why do you have to work outside? Berry picking?1