Service Always Available - - We Answer Our Phones 24/7 - CALL NOW


Service Always Available
We Answer Our Phones 24/7

How To Prepare For Extreme Heat This Summer

With summer at our doorstep, it’s time to prepare for the insanely hot weather it brings with it. Many people contract heat-related illnesses, especially children under the age of four, adults over 65, homeless people, outdoor workers, people who are overweight and people who are ill.

If they aren’t attended to properly, those with heat-related illnesses could die.

Here are 6 rules to follow in order to prevent heat-related illnesses:

    1.    Drink Water

Drink at least 2 liters of water a day if you stay in doors, and 1-2 liters per hour that you are outdoors. Your body can lose up to 4 liters of water per hour during strenuous activity, so make sure you stay hydrated.

    2.    Dress for the heat

Wear lightweight, light-colored clothing, wear sunscreen, and wear hats to shield your face.

    3.    Eat small meals, more often

Avoid high protein-foods, as they increase your metabolic heat.

    4.     Slow Down

If you can, avoid strenuous activity, or wait until cooler parts of the day, which is between 4-7 a.m.

    5.    Stay indoors when possible

    6.   Take regular breaks

When doing physical activity, take regular breaks in a cool place.

Here are some common symptoms of heat-related illnesses:

    •    Thirst

    •    Heat Cramps

    •    Heat Exhaustion

    •    Heat Stroke

Heat-related illness tends to come in stages, beginning with thirst and heat camps and ending with heat stroke, which can lead to death. If you are caring for someone who has heat cramps, have them stop their activity and rest. If they are aware, have them drink small amounts of coo water, and stretch the cramped muscle for 20 seconds.

If someone is experiencing heat exhaustion or heat stroke symptoms (headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, confusion, throbbing headache, high body temperature, weak pulse, rapid, shallow breathing, seizures), call 911.

To read more about this visit AZDHS.gov.


Power Plus! is a leading provider of reliable non-radioactive power generators across the United States and Canada.


Have a question or comment for Power Plus!? We'd love to hear from you!
Please provide your contact information and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

Contact Power Plus @ (800) 863-2525  | sales@powerplus.com

See Our Other Power Posts!


PowerPlus Generator FAQs

It is essential to remotely monitor various aspects of your generator such as battery voltage and fuel levels to avoid expensive repairs.
Read More

PowerPlus Industrial FAQ

AC and DC Generators utilize electromagnetic induction to generate electricity. In an AC Generator, the alternating current that is produced reverses direction periodically as the coil through which current flows is fixed.
Read More

How an Industrial Backup Generator Can Benefit Your Business

An essential part of any preparedness plan for businesses is a reliable backup generator.  A large backup generator for your business can reduce any interruptions during a power outage.  An outage of power can occur due to weather, natural disaster, or faulty equipment.


Read More

Industrial emergency generator testing

Industrial emergency generators represent a sizable capital investment. If the emergency generator fails when called into action, it is almost always accompanied by potentially dangerous conditions and/or risk of significant financial loss.
Read More

Tragic Accident Strikes Local Power

Not long ago, a truck collided with a power pole causing a commercial and residential power outage for over 1600 customers.
Read More

Top emergency power FAQs

Emergency power provisions have become a staple for many homeowners. It can easily make the difference between comfortably weathering the storm, or suffering many inconveniences.
Read More

How commercial industrial portable generators work

Read how commercial and industrial portable generators work to keep you powered wherever you are, and whatever the circumstances.
Read More

What you should know before renting an industrial generator

Follow these expert tips to ensure you find the best and most cost-effective industrial generator for your construction project.
Read More

5 industries that should always have emergency power

Is electricity essential for your business operations? Here are 5 industries that need emergency power generators no matter what.
Read More

Three Things Your Power Solutions Company Should Provide

Find out how to select the right company to provide your site with power and keep your project running smoothly, from beginning to end.
Read More

© Copyright: PowerPlus All Rights Reserved

Digital Marketing by: Kreative Webworks