Heat Stress, Sun and Cold

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Jun 25, 2018
Oregon OSHA Sample Heat Illness Prevention Program

https://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/pubform/heat-sample-program.pdf

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

Apr 30, 2018
Oregon OSHA: Heat illness - sample program

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/pubform/heat-sample-program.pdf

This revised sample program assists Oregon employers develop their own program to protect employees from heat-related illness.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Dec 27, 2017
War on Melanoma™

https://www.ohsu.edu/xd/health/services/dermatology/war-on-melanoma/index.cfm

Learn more about resources, and registries developed on melanoma. Under the "shade" of the War on Melanoma™ umbrella, we are devising a War Plan:

Source: OHSU

Jul 03, 2017
OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool (App)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/osha-niosh-heat-safety-tool/id1239425102?mt=8

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.

Source: iTunes

Jan 25, 2017
Employees who work in moderately cold work conditions may face health and safety problems

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/updates/upd-11-04-15b.html

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.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 25, 2017
OSHA Cold Stress Guide

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/emergencypreparedness/guides/cold.html

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.

Source: OSHA

Jan 25, 2017
National Cancer Institute: Sun Safety Intervention Programs

http://rtips.cancer.gov/rtips/topicPrograms.do?topicId=102269&choice=default

Research-tested Intervention Programs (NCI) - Summary statements, ratings and program materials from cancer prevention and control studies.

Source: NCI

Jan 25, 2017
SHADE Foundation of America

http://www.shadefoundation.org/

SHADE Foundation of America

Source: Shade Foundation of America

Jan 25, 2017
EPA’s SunWise Program

http://www.epa.gov/sunwise/

EPA’s SunWise Program

Source: EPA

Jan 25, 2017
American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org/

American Cancer Society

Source: ACS