Pressure Washing Tulsa | Taking Proper Precautions
Hello everybody, this is episode 13 with renewable power washing, pressure washing Tulsa. Uh, today we’re going to be talking to you about heat safety. Um, you’d think it’d be pretty obvious when you’re dealing with the heat, but it is a, it’s something that catches us all off guard if we’re not careful. Um, I just found myself, I’m overworking myself and about 110 degree heat index day. Um, I got pretty sick, pretty overheated. I was drinking plenty of water, had plenty of food and it, uh, taking my time, taking my breaks and it still caught up with me pretty quick. So, um, we’re going to talk today a little bit about the safety involved. Pressure Washing Tulsa Uh, when it comes to working out in extreme heat, extreme heat can be extremely, extremely dangerous to the body. Um, you know, if you’re, if you’re elderly or you’re young and you spend a extensive amounts of time out in the, out in the heat without taking the proper precautions, drinking plenty of water, and, uh, making sure that your food intake and everything is a proper, you can get yourself into a really big, really big trouble.
Um, especially for those of you that are, find yourselves out there kind of working alone one man shop or something like that. Or You have a job that you’re out there doing by yourself. You really, really need to pay attention to your body and take the, take as many breaks as you possibly can, even if you have to spread the job over a extended period of time. Um, you know, it’s very important to take care of your body once you, once you have been struck with a heat exhaustion or something like that, Pressure Washing Tulsa it is very difficult for the body to recover from that. And once you, once you go down that road, it makes your body much more susceptible to that same type of a same type of problem over and over again. And it gets easier and easier to find yourself in a, in a world of hurt when it comes to the heat. Some of the signs of heat exhaustion can be dizziness, extreme headaches, uh, that’s pretty good indication that you’re dehydrated when you started getting a headache.
I know it’s funny to say, but if you’re not, if you’re not urinating a every 45 minutes to an hour, that’s a pretty good indication that your body is dehydrated. The color of your urine can also Kinda tell you where your body’s at as far as the titrations level levels. Um, you know, there are things that can, you know, affect this, you know, if you’re taking vitamins or any type of supplements or medications and stuff can, uh, you know, alter the color of your urine. But for the most part, your urine should be a pretty clear, even the yellow to clear, uh, is, is, is, uh, pretty good, uh, when it starts getting dark yellow, orange, Brown, a really thick, milky. Um, that’s, that’s a really, really good sign that you are already experiencing some heat exhaustion. And, um, by that, by that time, you’re, your body’s, you’re already starting to, uh, being in some pretty, pretty dangerous territory, uh, especially for those people that aren’t used to working out in the heat all the time to where your body has kind of had a chance to acclimate to it a little bit.
Um, you know, if you’re spending a lot of time in the air conditioning and then you go out and do a lot of hard work or something like that out in a hot day, you have to be really, really careful because your body is not used to being in that type of atmosphere. So it’s going to be working overtime to try to keep your body cool. Um, renewable power washing pressure, washing Tulsa thinks it’s a very good idea to know, take a 10 minute break every hour, at least try to catch some shade, Gis, get plenty of water, make sure you’re not drinking water too fast. Just make sure you’re taking into a good supply of liquids and supplementing those liquids with a, you know, a gatorade or something like that to kind of replenish some of those electrolytes and a salts are very important because you’re sweating a lot of that stuff out and depriving your body of those, those minerals that are needing.
So, uh, it’s very, very important to make sure that you are aware and taking care of your body. It’s a, it can be a very dangerous, very dangerous situation if you’re not careful and it can really go from, you’re not in too bad a shape to a, you’re in bad, bad shape pretty quick. Um, and you know, if you’re by yourself are out there working by yourself where you don’t have anybody to help you or to keep help keep an eye on you. You have to pay very, very, very close attention to the signs that your body is giving you. It is something that can really catch you off guard really fast and can be very, very dangerous. Pressure Washing Tulsa Um, so make sure you’re drinking plenty of water. Make sure you’re staying hydrated not only while you’re out there working, but you know, staying hydrated before you even go out to work.
You know, hydrating the night before the morning. Make sure you’re staying away from caffeine. That’s Zapping the, uh, the water cells out of your body. I know a lot of people these days are really big into the energy drinks. That is probably one of the worst things that you could possibly be drinking while you’re outside working and being exposed to these extreme heat temperatures. Um, it’s very, very dangerous to put yourself into that position. So just be aware of your surroundings. Be Aware of the people that are around you. Keep an eye on them, you know, make sure that you are drinking plenty of water, taking plenty of breaks, and not pushing your body to the point where you know you can’t safely, uh, get yourself out of a bind because it can be very, it can be very dangerous to the body, uh, you know, and along that, along those lines, um, light clothing, jeans are really not good because they absorb so much and they’re so. They’re so hot. Light clothing, Sun Protection of good, you know, good brimmed hat. Keep that sun off of your face and off the back of your neck and offer your ears. I’m a long sleeve shirt. I know it sounds funny, Pressure Washing Tulsa being that heat and the long sleeve shirt or getting any type of protection from that UV ray ray’s in the sun is absolutely crucial to making sure that you are staying safe out in, out in those elements.
So number one, stay hydrated and make sure you’re taking care of your body. Number two, replenish your body with the, uh, electrolytes and some of the minerals that it is losing and make sure you’re eating a decent diet, a good foods, uh, staying, staying away from a greasy foods and fatty foods, you know, taking in good quality foods, um, will really, really help your body be able to protect itself in those extreme heat, uh, environments. So, you know, renewable power washing, pressure washing and Tulsa, uh, says it’s very, very important to take care of your body and to make sure that you are staying hydrated. If you can, uh, Pressure Washing Tulsa I know a lot of pressure, Washington companies, you know, like, uh, have the opportunity to work in the evenings or work early in the morning. Um, it’s kind of hard to work early, early in the morning on residential jobs because you’ve got your equipment out there running really early in the morning.
But some of these commercial, some of these commercial type jobs that you can catch maybe like, really the sun is coming up when you know that he hasn’t been bacon on the concrete and the brick buildings and stuff around you all day. I’m not catching that stuff as early as possible and a calling it a day during the heat of the day is probably not a bad idea if you can, if you can make that happen. It’s not always possible. Trust me. A lot of times I find myself out there and the extreme heat of the day because that’s where it works around the customer schedule or you know, my schedule for, for that matter is completely filled up to where I don’t have much of a choice, but to go work in those late, those late afternoon, a high heat environments. So just take care of yourself.
Um, you know, water, water, water, once you start hydrating that day, it’s probably too late. You really need to have that hydration already set in, you know, the night before and, uh, stay away from energy drinks and caffeine, a soda pop, any of that type of stuff throughout the day. It, it will just wear your body down to the point where you can find yourself in a very dangerous, very dangerous situation very quickly. So we just recommend that you take care of your body. Listen to your body and renewable power washing, pressure washing, Tulsa, renewable power, washing, pressure, washing Tulsa thinks it’s very, very important to stay hydrated, take care of your body, listen to your body. If you’re working with people, uh, make sure that they are staying safe and that they are drinking plenty enough water and just keep an eye on each other. Um, they can, like I said, it can be very dangerous.
It’s something that you really have to pay attention to. It caught me off guard, uh, last week I found myself, I was by myself and I found myself into a situation that was a very, very dangerous. And, um, I just had to take it easy and recuperate as quick as I could and had to call it a day. You get to the house, uh, get cleaned up and kind of relax and try to let, take in as many fluids as possible that, that body relaxed. So thank you for listening today. This is a renewable power washing of pressure washing Tulsa and we’ll talk to you guys later.