HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS PREVENTION IN EMS. As temperatures begin to rise with the approaching spring and summer months, so does the risk of heat-related illnesses (HRI) for EMS providers. This month’s Health and Safety Infographic focuses on the risk of heat-related illnesses EMS providers face and key steps providers can take to prevent it among themselves and their crew. Click here to learn more! Visit bit.ly/EMSHeatRelatedIllnessPrevention for more resources about preventing HRI.