The work doesn’t stop when the sun is at its hottest and brightest point of the year, but that doesn’t mean the work shouldn’t adapt to the conditions. Maintaining a display garden, greenhouse or outdoor sales area is tiring work in the best of weather, but when your business enters the summer months, the risk of heat exhaustion and severe dehydration becomes much more palpable.

These warning signs and treatment tips can help keep your employees safe from the drawbacks of prolonged labor outside:

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