“OSHA Announces Safety Stand-Down at Worksites Throughout Southeast (Region 4) To Emphasize Response To, Prevention Of Heat-Related Illnesses, Injuries”

U.S. Department of Labor | June 23, 2016 OSHA announces Safety Stand-Down at worksites throughout Southeast to emphasize response to, prevention of heat-related illnesses, injuries Thousands of workers overcome by heat illness annually, OSHA reports ATLANTA - In 2014, 2,630 workers suffered from heat illness while 18 died from heat stroke and related causes on … Continue reading “OSHA Announces Safety Stand-Down at Worksites Throughout Southeast (Region 4) To Emphasize Response To, Prevention Of Heat-Related Illnesses, Injuries”

Annual Summer Campaign To Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses Launched By DOL

News Release OSHA News Release: [05/22/2014] Contact Name: Ann Mangold or Jesse Lawder Phone Number: (202) 693-4679 or x4659 Email: Mangold.Ann.R or Lawder.Jesse Release Number: 14-0929-NAT Annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses launched by US Labor Department "Water. Rest. Shade." and acclimatization are critical in preventing heat illness and fatalities WASHINGTON — The U.S. … Continue reading Annual Summer Campaign To Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses Launched By DOL

OSHA Kicks Off 2013 “Water, Rest, Shade” Campaign For Working In The Summer Heat

OSHA Information OSHA Video - English OSHA Video - Spanish Contact: Adriano Llosa      Jesse Lawder Phone: 202-693-4686      202-693-4659 Email: llosa.adriano@dol.gov      lawder.jesse@dol.gov US Labor Department kicks off summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and fatalities among outdoor workers Educational materials and mobile application available WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has kicked off … Continue reading OSHA Kicks Off 2013 “Water, Rest, Shade” Campaign For Working In The Summer Heat

NSC Free Heat Stress Webinar – Licensed to Chill: Heat Stress Overview & Solutions – May 17, 2012 @ 12:00 PM CDT

Licensed to chill: Heat stress overview & solutionsMay 17, 12:00 p.m. Central Register online for this free webinarA utility lineman is sent out to repair a power line brought down by a tropical storm. Working in oppressively hot and humid conditions, he wears protective gear that adds to his discomfort. He may have a small … Continue reading NSC Free Heat Stress Webinar – Licensed to Chill: Heat Stress Overview & Solutions – May 17, 2012 @ 12:00 PM CDT

New OSHA App for Heat Monitoring & Heat Illness

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)- When summer temperatures sky rocket, a quick trip to the pool or some relaxing shade can be the perfect answer.  If you work outdoors, however, there's no escaping the oppressive summer heat. "Obviously humidity, high humidity affects the heat index.  It can be very dangerous, it can precipitate heat stroke, even go … Continue reading New OSHA App for Heat Monitoring & Heat Illness

OSHA Offers Safety Tips for Working in Summer Heat

The hot days of summer are here. Throughout the country, thousands of employees who work outdoors face the potential dangers associated with overexposure to heat. Factors such as working in direct sunlight, high temperature and humidity, physical exertion and lack of sufficient water intake can lead to heat stress. During the warm season, it is … Continue reading OSHA Offers Safety Tips for Working in Summer Heat

Cal-OSHA Will Attend Meetings Aimed at Preventing Fresno California Valley Workers’ Heat Illness This Summer.

It may be weeks before Valley temperatures begin to climb, but farmers and farm-labor contractors are getting ready for a series of seminars aimed at protecting workers from heat illness. On Tuesday, a coalition of farming groups will begin a series of statewide training workshops. The goal is to remind agriculture employers about the dangers … Continue reading Cal-OSHA Will Attend Meetings Aimed at Preventing Fresno California Valley Workers’ Heat Illness This Summer.