Heat Illness Prevention in Indoor Places of Employment

Advisory Meetings

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, new section

If you have questions regarding these meetings, please contact Amalia Neidhardt or Steve Smith at (916) 574‑2993.

May 25, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
De Anza Community Center
1405 S Fern Ave
Ontario, CA

A 2nd advisory meeting will be held in southern California at the De Anza Community Center in Ontario, CA. As required by Labor Code Section 6720 (enacted in 2016 by Senate Bill 1167), the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) is convening an advisory meeting to develop a proposed regulation for minimizing heat-related illness among workers in indoor places of employment.

At this advisory meeting, stakeholders and the public will have an opportunity to provide input on a revised discussion draft developed in consideration of the comments received on the initial draft discussed at our 1st meeting.

Meeting Documents

February 28, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay St. 2nd floor, Room 1
Oakland, CA

As required by Labor Code Section 6720 (enacted in 2016 by Senate Bill 1167), the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) is convening an advisory meeting to develop a proposed regulation for minimizing heat-related illness among workers in indoor places of employment.

At this advisory meeting, stakeholders and the public will have an opportunity to provide input on occupational health issues and practical issues to be considered in controlling employee exposure to indoor heat. A meeting agenda and additional meeting documents are provided below.

Meeting Documents

Rulemaking Requirements

Draft Regulatory Text for Discussion

Documents that the Draft Text Would Rely Upon

Background Resources on Indoor Heat Stress Hazards

August 2017