Category: Heat Illness

915
Posted in Heat Illness Workplace Safety

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…

1030
Posted in Heat Illness

Employers With Outdoor Workers, Be Prepared for Hot Weather!

Summer in California often means excessive heat warnings throughout the state; therefore, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) reminds all employers to…

1765
Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Heat Illness

High Heat Warnings: How to Keep Outdoor Workers Safe

As California experiences record-breaking temperatures — excessive heat warnings and watches have been issued throughout California, including Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles…

California’s heat illness prevention standard applies to all outdoor workers, including those in construction.
1925
Posted in Heat Illness

As Temps Rise, Protect Your Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness

As the first major heat wave of the season sends temperatures across California into the 100s, Cal/OSHA reminds all employers to review high temperature advisories…

1332
Posted in Heat Illness

High-Heat Inspections Begin as California Temperatures Rise

Summer arrived in California this week as temperatures soared throughout most of the state. While this blistering heat affects everyone, it can be deadly to…

1231
Posted in Heat Illness

Remember: Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness

As temperatures start to rise across the state, Cal/OSHA reminds employers to protect outdoor workers from heat illness. Heat illness is a serious hazard for…

1011
Posted in Heat Illness

Heat Illness Prevention in Indoor Workplaces

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is in the process of developing regulations to prevent heat illness in indoor workplaces. A California…

1297
Posted in Heat Illness

Rising Temperatures: Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

Cal/OSHA reminds employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness as temperatures reach triple digits in parts of California. Workers should be encouraged to…

921
Posted in Heat Illness

Indoor Heat Illness Rule: CalChamber-Led Coalition Proposes Additional Clarity

A California Chamber of Commerce-led coalition has submitted a fourth set of comments on a fourth draft of the Cal/OSHA proposed draft indoor heat illness…

1158
Posted in Heat Illness

Is It Hot in Here?

The temperature outside is rising and so are tempers inside. Fifteen percent of workers have argued with their co-workers about office temperatures, according to a recent…