New Heat Illness Prevention Rules
If your company works in an 80 degree or higher environment (inside or outside) ….THIS APPLIES TO YOU starting July 1st.
New rules from OR-OSHA on Heat Illness Prevention will take effect next Wednesday, June 15th. These rules will apply to outdoor workplaces and indoor workplaces without ventilation. A summary of these rules can be found at the link below.
- Summary: OR-OSHA Heat Illness Prevention and Wildfire Smoke Rules
- Fact sheet about the key requirements of the heat rule
- Fact sheet about the heat rule’s rest break schedule options for preventing heat illness
- Full Heat Rules
In addition, OR-OSHA rules regarding Wildfire Smoke will take effect on July1st.
Additional resources for both of these rules are available on the OSCC website here.