Alert: Cal/OSHA Issues New High Heat Advisories and Reminders to Prevent Heat Illness

By: The Saqui Law Group

Today Cal/OSHA issued a News Release regarding high heat advisories as temperatures are forecasted to exceed 100 degrees in many parts of the state this week.  The National Weather Service has issued heat advisories due to high temperatures ranging from San Bernardino to Alameda Counties.  Cal/OSHA reminds employers that it’s Heat Illness Prevention Standard applies to all outdoor workers, including those in agriculture and that certain requirements apply when temperatures exceed 80 degrees in Fahrenheit and additional protections apply if the temperature exceeds 95 degrees. You can view the standards here.

Disclaimer: The goal of this article is to provide employers with current labor and employment law information. The contents should neither be interpreted as, nor construed as legal advice or opinion. The reader should consult with The Saqui Law Group at (916) 782-8555 or for individual responses to questions or concerns regarding any given situation

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