<ul><li>Proper wear of the uniform is essential for adequate protection. </li></ul>
Water Replacement <ul><li>Make sure you replace any water lost through sweating. </li></ul>
Water Replacement - Encourage Water Consumption <ul><li>Soldiers should be given time to drink even if they don’t feel thi...
Water Replacement - Know Water Needs
Sodium (Salt) Replacement
Periods of Acclimatization <ul><li>Allow 14 days for soldiers to get used to the heat. </li></ul>
Maintain Health and Vigor <ul><li>Good general health will improve a soldier’s ability to deal with the heat. </li></ul>
Establish Work/Rest Schedules
Protection from the Environment <ul><li>Clothing reduces exposure, but it also decreases the air circulation around the bo...
Educate Leaders and Soldiers <ul><li>Education should occur at all levels. </li></ul><ul><li>Education can be a key factor...
Purpose/Use of the WBGT
WBGT Kit
Wet Bulb Thermometer
Black Globe Thermometer
Dry Bulb Thermometer
Demonstration - Using the WBGT Kit
Compute the WBGT Index
MOPP Gear and Body Armor <ul><li>Add  10 ºF  for wearing MOPP gear during easy work,  20ºF  for moderate and hard work, an...
FIELD SANITATION TEAM CERTIFICATION COURSE SUMMARY
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Heat Prevention II

  1. 1. <ul><li>Proper wear of the uniform is essential for adequate protection. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Water Replacement <ul><li>Make sure you replace any water lost through sweating. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Water Replacement - Encourage Water Consumption <ul><li>Soldiers should be given time to drink even if they don’t feel thirsty. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Water Replacement - Know Water Needs
  5. 5. Sodium (Salt) Replacement
  6. 6. Periods of Acclimatization <ul><li>Allow 14 days for soldiers to get used to the heat. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Maintain Health and Vigor <ul><li>Good general health will improve a soldier’s ability to deal with the heat. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Establish Work/Rest Schedules
  9. 9. Protection from the Environment <ul><li>Clothing reduces exposure, but it also decreases the air circulation around the body. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Educate Leaders and Soldiers <ul><li>Education should occur at all levels. </li></ul><ul><li>Education can be a key factor in heat injury prevention. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Purpose/Use of the WBGT
  12. 12. WBGT Kit
  13. 13. Wet Bulb Thermometer
  14. 14. Black Globe Thermometer
  15. 15. Dry Bulb Thermometer
  16. 16. Demonstration - Using the WBGT Kit
  17. 17. Compute the WBGT Index
  18. 18. MOPP Gear and Body Armor <ul><li>Add 10 ºF for wearing MOPP gear during easy work, 20ºF for moderate and hard work, and 5ºF for wearing body armor to the final WBGT index. </li></ul>
  19. 19. FIELD SANITATION TEAM CERTIFICATION COURSE SUMMARY

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