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Training Guide for Heat-Related Illness
Access training resources and publications on this site to be used to help meet the employee training requirements in WAC 296-62-095, Heat-Related Illness in the Outdoor Environment.
Source: WA Department L&I
Podcasts at CDC: Protect Yourself from Heat Stress
This four minute podcast addresses heat stress: its symptoms and prevention. Date Released: 7/19/2016.
OSHA-NIOSH Fact Sheet: Protecting Workers from the Effects of Heat
This fact sheet provides information to employers on measures they should take to prevent worker illnesses and death caused by heat stress.
OSHA Fact Sheet: Working Outdoors in Warm Climates
Hot summer months pose special hazards for outdoor workers who must protect themselves against heat, sun exposure, and other hazards. Employers and employees should know the potential hazards in their workplaces and how to manage them.