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What are the benefits of acclimatizing people working in hot environments?

The benefits of acclimatization—helping employees adjust to working in hot environments—include physiological adaptations, such as increased sweating efficiency and the stabilization of circulation. Employers must make certain that each worker adjusts to heat by gradually increasing the time they work in hot environments.

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