Heat Stress, Sun and Cold
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Oregon OSHA Sample Heat Illness Prevention Program
The purpose of this Heat illness sample program is to to provide organizations with recommendations to enact to protect employees from the hazards of hot working environments.
Source: Oregon OSHA
Oregon OSHA: Heat illness - sample program
This revised sample program assists Oregon employers develop their own program to protect employees from heat-related illness.
Source: Oregon OSHA
War on Melanoma™
Learn more about resources, and registries developed on melanoma. Under the "shade" of the War on Melanoma™ umbrella, we are devising a War Plan:
OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool (App)
Take precautions against outdoor heat while at work with the OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool. Featuring real-time heat index and hourly forecasts, specific to your location, as well as occupational safety and health recommendations from OSHA and NIOSH.
Employees who work in moderately cold work conditions may face health and safety problems
In a new report, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) outlines recommendations to improve thermal comfort of employees who work in moderately cold environments such as food preparation workers who may spend 8 hours or more in refrigerated rooms.
OSHA Cold Stress Guide
Cold stress can be encountered in many types of work environment. The following frequently asked questions will help workers understand what cold stress is, how it may affect their health and safety, and how it can be prevented.
National Cancer Institute: Sun Safety Intervention Programs
Research-tested Intervention Programs (NCI) - Summary statements, ratings and program materials from cancer prevention and control studies.