Category: Heat Illness

California’s heat illness prevention standard applies to all outdoor workers, including those in construction.
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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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April 24 Heat Illness Prevention Network Conference Call

Take advantage of an upcoming conference call to review best practices for preventing heat illness at outdoor worksites. Everyone is welcome to join the call…

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Plan Ahead to Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness

Even though a glance out the window may show stormy skies, next week the weather may be sunny and beautiful with increasing temperatures. Cal/OSHA reminds…

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Indoor Heat Illness Rules: Latest Draft Still Too Complex, Burdensome

While the latest version of the Cal/OSHA proposed draft indoor heat illness rule is improved over prior versions, a coalition of California Chamber of Commerce-led…