Tag: heat illness

indoor heat illness prevention standard
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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…

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Formal Stage Begins to Prevent Heat Illness Indoors

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has started the formal rulemaking phase of its work on developing regulations to prevent heat illness…

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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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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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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…

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Be Prepared for Excessive Heat Across California

It’s hot outside — really hot. The National Weather Service has issued excessive heat warnings for many parts of California, including San Diego, Stanislaus and…

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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…