DBHIDS Heat Safety Policy 2019


man water fountainAs warm weather is just around the corner, we are providing the DBHIDS Heat Safety Policy and educational materials.

Materials (click to open link)


Who to Contact

If a Medical Emergency (e.g. fever, panting, disorientation, profuse or lack of sweating), call 911 immediately.

During an official heat emergency/ warning, contact the PCA Heatline at 215-765-9040.

During regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., contact the Environmental Health Services Unit (EHS) of the Philadelphia Health Dept at 215-685-7342, 43, or 44.

Heat Safety Training

You can prepare for the summer heat by taking the new heat safety e-learning course (click to open link)