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Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Regulations

Tuesday, April 7, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Nicole Soulages
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Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Regulations

 

Cal OSHA states that this standard applies to all outdoor places of employment. Exception: If an industry is not listed in subsection (a)(2), employers in that industry are not required to comply with subsection (e), High-heat procedures.

 

(2) List of industries subject to all provisions of this standard, including subsection (e):

 

(A) Agriculture

 

(B) Construction

 

(C) Landscaping

 

(D) Oil and gas extraction

 

(E) Transportation or delivery of agricultural products, construction materials or other heavy materials (e.g. furniture, lumber, freight, cargo, cabinets, industrial or commercial materials), except for employment that consists of operating an air-conditioned vehicle and does not include loading or unloading.

 

Click here for an Informational document that provide guidance on how to implement the new requirements that are expected to go into effect May 1, 2015.


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