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15 tips to stay safe, cool in heat

Published On: Jul 02 2013 01:07:50 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 17 2013 09:51:27 AM CDT

The heat is on across the country. Learn how to stay cool -- and safe -- when the mercury rises.

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Use a buddy system

When working in the heat, monitor the condition of your co-workers and have someone do the same for you. Heat-induced illness can cause a person to become confused or lose consciousness.

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