|Category:||Helpful Tips and Ideas|
|Tags:||dehydration, driver, employees, heat, humidity, hydration, safety, summer, UPSers, water|
Summer has delivered its annual blend of heat and humidity to most parts of the U.S. For UPS drivers – who spend most of their working hours outside – staying safe during hot weather is crucial.
Here at UPS, we take a comprehensive approach to safety and wellness with hydration as a key element. In fact, our hydration program is a year-round effort that includes a hydration self-check card. According to UPS Occupational Health Manager Janice Hartgens, “Hydration is fundamental to our safety process. We would like our employees and their families to develop hydration habits that become second nature.”
So what are the best practices that UPS employees follow? And how are they useful to others? Read on.