OSHA Annual Heat Illness Prevention #HR #HRNews #OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has kicked off its annual heat illness prevention campaign to protect outdoor workers.

Incorporate safeguards such as water, rest and shade into your workplaces. By doing so, your organization can prevent heat illness and save lives.

Establish a heat-related-illness prevention program.

Heat Illness Prevention Resources

OSHA has developed heat-illness educational materials in both English and Spanish, as well as a curriculum to be used for workplace training.

OSHA also released a free application for mobile devices that enables workers and supervisors to monitor the heat index at their work sites. The app displays a risk level for workers based on the heat index, as well as reminders about protective measures that should be taken at that risk level.
OHSA Tipz

The above information was provided by SHRM

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