New mental health campaign launched…
The Association of Mental Health Providers (AMHP) has launched a new campaign calling for urgent support for community mental health …
As you may already know, we are leading up to one of the hottest heatwaves ever in the UK, with highs of up to 36 degrees. It’s important to us at AJ recruitment, that we provide you with the best tips and advise on how to stay safe in the sun, whilst also making the most of the glorious weather.
Although most of us welcome the summer sun, high temperatures can be harmful to your health. In one hot spell in August 2003 in England and Wales there were over 2,000 extra deaths than would normally be expected. The heat can affect anyone, but some people run a greater risk of serious harm. As our climate changes, hot spells are expected to be more frequent and more intense.
Remember to think of those who may be more at risk from the effects of heat – these include the following:
What you can do:
Be on the lookout for signs of heat related illness – Why this is important?
Heat exhaustion and heatstroke are two potentially serious conditions that can occur if you get too hot:
Temp infographic heatwave