Archive for the ‘Heat Illness’ Category

CalChamber, Coalition Opposed to Proposed Heat Illness Regulations

Representatives from the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of businesses are in San Diego today voicing their concerns to the Division of Occupational Safety & Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board on proposed regulatory changes to California’s unique heat illness prevention regulations. The group, known as the Heat Illness Prevention Coalition and comprised of almost […]

25 Sep 14 - Heat Illness - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Heat Illness Coalition Wants Employer Comments​​​​ ​​

​A growing coalition led by the California Chamber of Commerce continues to seek employer comments on how proposed changes to the state’s unique heat illness prevention rules will affect employers of outdoor workers. ​The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) opened the rulemaking process on the proposed changes to the heat illness prevention regulation. […]

20 Aug 14 - Health and Safety, Heat Illness, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Encouraging Outdoor Employers to Join Heat Illness Prevention Coalition​​​​​​

​The California Chamber of Commerce is encouraging interested parties to join the Heat Illness Prevention Coalition as it prepares to voice concerns about draft revisions to California’s unique heat illness prevention regulations. The coalition believes the proposal will hurt employers and won’t create safer outdoor workplaces in California. California adopted the first heat illness prevention […]

9 Jul 14 - Heat Illness - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

First High Heat Advisory of 2014

Employers with outdoor workers are reminded to comply with California’s stringent heat illness standard. High temperatures this week throughout California led Cal/OSHA to issue its first high heat advisory of 2014. “Early in the season, especially as the temperatures spike, all workers, regardless of fitness, should be given the opportunity to acclimatize to handle heat […]

2 May 14 - Health and Safety, Heat Illness - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Questions Need for Changes to State’s Heat Illness Prevention Standard

California Chamber of Commerce Policy Advocate Marti Fisher joined Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Cindy Pollard on her weekly broadcast, Strictly Business, this week to discuss proposed changes to California’s heat illness prevention standard. Strictly Business “Any changes at all will make it harder for employers who have outdoor workers. At this […]

3 Mar 14 - Health and Safety, Heat Illness, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »