Hydration Institute

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Thoroughly researched articles and advice about hydration and health, curated by a team of Oxford scientists.

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How to Beat the Heat in Summer Construction

Working summer construction takes a physical toll on the body that can easily lead to heat stress. If your body is dealing with heat stress, more severe conditions, including heat exhaustion and heat stroke, can occur. It's essential to understand how your body reacts to working in summer weather so you can take proper precautions. 

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How to Stay Cool While Roofing

Roofing values continue to increase due to higher levels of demand in the market. Housing starts are one of the main catalysts for continual expansion of the roofing work. As roofing continues to hold substantial value, it's essential to recognize the risks that these types of contractors undertake to improve your home. Aside from working at elevated heights, roofing work is physically demanding and is often performed in hot weather since the demand is highest during spring and summer months. We're going to unpack how you can stay cool while roofing to achieve smooth workflow and protect your health.

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Best Hydration Ideas for Construction Workers

Construction workers are involved in physically demanding work that can quickly dehydrate the body—especially during standard 8-hour shifts on warm Spring or Summer days. When construction workers achieve proper hydration, they’ll be comfortable, healthy, and more productive overall. We’re here to lay out the best ways for construction workers to keep their bodies hydrated, so a day’s worth of work doesn’t take too much of a toll.

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