Category: Heat Illness

Update on California Indoor Heat Regulations
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Update on California Indoor Heat Regulations

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and Senior Policy Advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the newest developments in California’s…

Remember to Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness
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Remember to Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

As June approaches and temperatures in some areas of California creep into the 90s and even surpass 100 degrees, employers must take appropriate steps to…

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Adopts Indoor Heat Illness Standard in Questionable Vote
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Cal/OSHA Standards Board Adopts Indoor Heat Illness Standard in Questionable Vote

After some twists and turns, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) recently voted to adopt its proposed indoor heat illness standard. The vote’s…

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Standards Board Keeps Moving on Proposed Indoor Heat Illness Standard

What is the status of Cal/OSHA’s indoor heat illness prevention standard? (Updated 1/9/24 with the Standard Board’s third 15-day notice on December 22, 2023) The…

Protect Workers From Heat Illness During High Heat
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Protect Workers From Heat Illness During High Heat

As high temperatures hit California — reaching triple digits in some locations — employers must take steps to protect outdoor workers from heat illness by…

Cal/OSHA Heat Regulations and Where Things Stand with SB 553
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Cal/OSHA Heat Regulations, Where Things Stand with SB 553

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Policy Advocate Robert Moutrie to discuss the newest…

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Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

It’s heating up throughout California — so the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) reminds employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat…

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California’s Heat Wave: Cal/OSHA Inspections, Keeping Outdoor Workers Safe

As Californians across the state suffer from the current heat wave, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has notified employers in construction,…

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As Heat Creeps Up, Remember to Protect Outdoor Workers

As some parts of California start getting hotter, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is reminding employers who have outdoor workers that…

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Hot Temperatures Can Lead to More Workplace Injuries

An Institute of Labor Economics study gathered 18 years of California’s workers’ compensation system claims and compared it to the daily temperature data, and found…