Marzzacco Niven & Associates
Call 866-321-5340 or 717-260-3580
Initial Consultations are Always FREE - No Fee Unless We Win
Dedicated To Representing The Injured, Ill And Disabled

Do these things to prevent dehydration at work

Dehydration is a serious medical concern, as it can result in kidney failure, shock and extreme cramping among a variety of other side effects.

Depending on your profession, dehydration at work may be a major concern. For example, you're at risk if you perform physical labor outdoors during the hot summer months.

Fortunately, there are many ways to help prevent dehydration:

  • Drink plenty of water: Not only should you do this while you're working, but load up on water before your day begins. This puts you in a good spot from the first minute of your shift until the last.
  • Watch what you eat: Fill up on foods that contain a high amount of water, such as vegetables and fruits. This diet will help supplement your water intake.
  • Don't drink alcohol or beverages with caffeine: Many workers enjoy drinking coffee in the morning, but too much caffeine increases the risk of dehydration.
  • Take breaks in a cool place: By taking breaks throughout your day, you give your mind and body time to rest. This is also a great time to rehydrate, as doing so will give you more energy when you return to the job.

Even if you take these steps, you could still suffer from dehydration on the job. If you suspect dehydration, don't push through it. Stop what you're doing, drink plenty of water and call 911 for help if you think you need it.

If your medical team suggests that you avoid overexertion for the meantime, follow their orders to prevent complications. This may lead you to file a claim for workers' compensation benefits, as you'll want to receive financial assistance while you recover.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
  • | Your legal solution starts here
  • LC | Lead Counsel Rated
  • select-lawyers
  • Avvo | Ratings|  Guidance | The right Lawyer
  • 2019 | Recognized by Best Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers | Best Law Firms | U.S.News & World Report | 2019
Request a Free Consult

Start Your Free Consultation Now

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Marzzacco Niven & Associates

Marzzacco Niven & Associates
1909 North Front Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 1
Harrisburg, PA 17102

Toll Free: 866-321-5340
Phone: 717-260-3580
Harrisburg Law Office Map