Sources of Heat:
Heat Illness can start when temperatures get above 80 degrees! High humidity can make things worse!
What problems can be caused by excessive heat?
How do you prevent Heat Illness?
If you are going to be working in a hot environment for several weeks, start slow and give your body time to get used to the heat. Use Common Sense! Do you really have to blow glass in your studio in Florida in the summer????????
How to protect yourself working around an open kiln:
HEALTH & SAFETY - HEAT
WORKS OF ART IN KILN-FORMED GLASS