illness Prevention Programs

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Jun 25, 2018
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

Apr 30, 2018
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

Jul 03, 2017
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.

Source: iTunes

Jan 25, 2017
California DOSH Heat related illness prevention and information

Information in English and Spanish on heat related illness prevention provided by California Division of Occupational Safety and Health.

Source: CA DOSH

Jan 25, 2017
Heat Illness Prevention: Educational Resources

Employers must provide water, rest, shade and training to protect workers. California’s heat standard protects all workers from heat –regardless of immigration status.

Source: Cal-OSHA

Apr 01, 2015
NIOSH Science Blog: Keeping Workers Hydrated and Cool Despite the Heat

Keeping workers cool and well-hydrated are the best ways to protect them when working in hot environments.

Source: NIOSH

Sep 01, 2011
Heat Safety Tool (Smartphone App)

The App allows workers and supervisors to calculate the heat index for their worksite, and, based on the heat index, displays a risk level to outdoor workers.

Source: OSHA

Aug 01, 2011
Using the Heat Index: A Guide for Employers

This new guide instructs employers how to use the "heat index" - a single value that takes both temperature and humidity into account.

Source: OSHA

May 01, 2007
Preventing Heat Stress at Work

This booklet provides a basic overview of job-related heat stress, how to recognize and treat heat stress, and how to prevent heat stress.

Source: WorkSafe BC