Archive for the ‘Heat Illness’ Category

CalChamber, Coalition Continue to Oppose, Call for More Clarity of Heat Illness Regulation Revisions

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of businesses have submitted comments to the Division of Occupational Safety and Health on proposed regulatory changes to California’s unique heat illness prevention regulations. The group, known as the Heat Illness Prevention Coalition, is concerned that the proposed changes are unnecessary, overly burdensome, and disruptive to employers […]

8 Jan 15 - Heat Illness - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

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 »