Heat Stress Guidelines

Saint Mary’s University recognizes the potential problems caused by high temperatures in the work environment, whether you’re working from home or on campus.

Heat Stress Guidelines, based on a Humidex value and modified to consider activity level and clothing, have been established to prevent the occurrence of heat-related illness. 

The guidelines offer practical steps to manage summer heat for indoor and outdoor work, field trips and sports activities. Learn the signs of heat stress, first aid tips and more below: