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Hydration

Adequate hydration (water) is important for joint health, staying alert, and being productive. All these things help keep employees safe. Explore these resources to help ensure your employees stay hydrated..

Online training

 

Total Worker Health®: Hydration
Explore the importance of proper hydration for workers and learn ways to encourage them to drink more water in this short training module.
Duration 5 minutes | Watch now

 

 

Keep in mind that all workplaces are required to provide adequate water. We also have a whole page of resources on heat/cold stress.

Use these resources to promote hydration at the worksite

Stay hydrated
This guide provides employers with ideas for supporting workplace hydration. 

Poster | The benefits of water [PDF]
This colorful poster lists many of the benefits of water to our bodies. (8.5 x 11) (11 x 17)

Just add water

Facts on drinking water (CDC)

Importance of staying hydrated (American Heart Association) 

Are you hydrated? Take the urine color test (U.S. Army) [PDF]

Eliminate sugar and reduce caffeine

Several studies support sugar's dehydrating effects. While caffeine does not cause dehydration, consuming too much can lead to other serious health issues.

Facts about caffeine and sugar  [Spanish] [PDF]

Try out this sugar calculator
The number one contributor of added sugar to the American diet is sugary drinks. How do your sugar-loaded drinks add up?

Great conversation starter for thinking about sugar (NYC Health Dept.)
50-second public service announcement.

Facts on sugar-sweetened beverages  (CDC)

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