Heat Safety Videos

Heat safety is a top priority for athletic trainers, coaches, and administrators. Exertional heat stroke during practice or competition is one of the leading causes of preventable death in sports. When it comes to heat stress, athletic trainers have the power to prevent tragedy. Following heat acclimatization guidelines, measuring the onsite environmental conditions and making the appropriate activity modifications are proven methods for preventing serious heat-related illness. Monitoring the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature – also known as WBGT-- is the most reliable and effective way for athletic trainers to accurately assess the risk of heat stress in the environment.
Watch the video series for step-by-step guidance on setting up and using your 5400 Heat Stress Tracker.