During Hot Summer Days, ADOT Employees ‘Beat the Heat’ While Doing Highway Work: Training and Experience Prepare Road Crews to Deal with Extreme HeatAbstract:
Triple digit heat is pushing many people indoors, but for many Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) workers, it is part of the job they need to be prepared for. ADOT workers are trained to monitor themselves and co-workers for signs of heat stress. Proper training and preparation have helped ADOT. Only 4 workers have been treated for heat-related illness since 2009.