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This eTool Contains:

  • Real world examples of Heat Illness
  • Cal/OSHA’s Heat Illness Prevention Regulation
  • General information on Heat Illness
  • An explanation of the causes of Heat Illness
  • Information on Preventing and Responding to Heat Illness including:
    • Effective Communication
    • Elements of Your Written Program and Effective Work Practices
      For each element the information given includes:
      • What is required in T8 CCR 3395?
      • Best Practices to prevent, recognize, and respond to Heat Illness by putting into place an effective Heat Illness Prevention Program
      • Warning to alert you to high risk situations when working under heat conditions
  • Employer Sample Procedure for Heat Illness Prevention
  • Cal/OSHA and other resources on Heat Illness

For an outline of the information in this etool see Site Map.

Elements of Your Written Program and Effective Work Practices

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
Effective Communication
WEATHER MONITORING
Weather Monitoring
DRINKING WATER
Drinking Water
SHADE/COOLING
Shade and cooling
WORK SEVERITY AND DURATION
Work severity and duration
REST
rest
ACCLIMATIZATION
acclimatization
HIGH HEAT PROCEDURES
High heat Procedures
CLOTHING AND PPE
Clothing and Personal protective equipment
EMERGENCY RESPONSE
PROCEDURES

Emergency response

TRAINING
Training
 

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Disclaimer

The information in this etool is not meant to be a substitute for or a legal interpretation of the occupational safety and health standards. Please see the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, or the Labor Code for detailed and exact information, specifications, and exceptions.

The mention of any organization or company name, or the display or use of particular products in this e-tool is for illustrative purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement by the Department of Industrial Relations.