“I’m always worried the heat will kill me”

“I’m always worried the heat will kill me.” Those were the words of Fernando Castillo, a UPS driver after he passed out from heat exposure in a …“I’m always worried the heat will kill me”

UPS Drivers Are Dying Of Extreme Heat. The Company Doesn’t Care.

UPS Drivers Are Dying Of Extreme Heat. The Company Doesn't Care. UPS Drivers Are Dying Of Extreme Heat. The Company Doesn't Care.Shipping giant United Parcel Service is projecting $100 million in profits in 2022. That profit is made on the backs of the drivers who deliver hundreds of packages every day, to our homes and … Continue reading UPS Drivers Are Dying Of Extreme Heat. The Company Doesn’t Care.

Communicating the human causes of global warming increases public engagement

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new article, “Information about the human causes of global warming influences causal attribution, concern, and policy support related to global warming” in the journal Thinking & Reasoning. Scientists have known for over a century that increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere (from fossil fuel burning and land use change) … Continue reading Communicating the human causes of global warming increases public engagement

OSHA’s Heat Illness Rulemaking Update – Recent NACOSH Meetings

By Eric J. Conn and Beeta B. Lashkari OSHA’s rulemaking for an outdoor and indoor heat illness prevention rule continues to chug along, so we wanted …OSHA’s Heat Illness Rulemaking Update – Recent NACOSH Meetings

OSHA and Climate Change (Heat Illness, Wildfire Smoke, and Super Storms)

On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, Kate McMahon, Ashley Mitchell, and Samuel Rose presented a webinar regarding OSHA and Climate Change (Heat Illness, …OSHA and Climate Change (Heat Illness, Wildfire Smoke, and Super Storms)

Heat: Summertime, and the Workers are Dying…

Last month, the Supreme Court dealt a serious blow to the efforts of the United States to address climate change.  That was bad news for the earth …Heat: Summertime, and the Workers are Dying…

Heat Illness – Case Studies | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The following heat-related case studies are the result of from OSHA enforcement investigations. Some identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of workers and employers — Read on http://www.osha.gov/heat-exposure/case-studies

Heat Illness Prevention Campaign | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Heat Illness Prevention Campaign | Occupational Safety and Health Administration — Read on http://www.osha.gov/heat

Heat Is Killing Workers In The U.S. — And There Are No Federal Rules To Protect Them – #HeatSafety #WorkplaceSafety

Transcript Cruz Urias Beltran collapsed because of heat-related illness while working in a cornfield near Grand Island, Neb., in 2018. He is one of at least384 workers who died from environmental heat exposure in the U.S. in the last decade, according to an investigation by Columbia Journalism Investigations and NPR. Walker Pickering for NPR As … Continue reading Heat Is Killing Workers In The U.S. — And There Are No Federal Rules To Protect Them – #HeatSafety #WorkplaceSafety

“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