Resources for Preventing Heat Illness
The following materials were developed by Cal/OSHA to help employers and employees on Heat Illness prevention, recognition and response:
- Heat Illness Prevention page
- Water, Rest, Shade. California Heat Illness Prevention Campaign (www.99calor.org)
- Employer Sample Procedure for Heat Illness Prevention
The following articles, manuals, studies, websites, and other reference materials provide further information on Heat Illness prevention, recognition and response:
- “NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topics – Heat Stress”, Centers for Disease Control. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
- “Safety and Health Topics”, U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
- "A Guide to Agricultural Heat Stress.", Agricultural Personnel Management Program Newsletter. University of California Cooperative Extension. Fresno, Kings, Madera and Tulare Counties.
- "About Extreme Heat", Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- "Behind the New Regulation: Why and How to Help Workers Control Heat Stress." Presented at the FLC Education Institute, Stockton, 21 March 06 – H. Rosenberg.
- "Battle Heat Stress in Agricultural Work." Ag Safe Newsletter, Health and Safety. H. Rosenberg. Summer 2005.
- "Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety." Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- "Heat Stress in the Elderly.", Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- "FEMA: Having a Heat Wave?", August 15, 2001. Release No. R 10 - 01- 45.
- "Heat Stress Prevention." California Safety Training Corporation in conjunction with the Ventura County Agricultural Association. August 2005.
- "Heat Stress.", U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA Technical manual, Section III, chapter 4.
- "Preventing Health Illness." Produced by CA Ag Trade Associations and the UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources.
- "Protect Yourself: Heat Stress.", OSHA Quick Card. U. S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
- "Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness", Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- "Heat Stress" Chapter 3, OSHA Instruction CPL 2-2.2OB CH-,3 August 22, 1994. Directorate of Technical Support.
- "Occupational Exposure to Hot Environments.", Revised Criteria 1986. U.S. Department of Health and Human Service. Centers for Disease Control. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
- "Heat Stress and Chemical Workers: Minimizing the Risk", by John S. O’Connor II and Kim Querrey. Occupational Safety, December 1993.
- "A Guide to Heat Stress in Agriculture." United States Environmental Protection Agency, EPA-750-b-92-001, May 1993.
- “Heat Stress Card”, English/Spanish, Oregon OSHA,
- “Heat Stress Fact Sheet”, Princeton University.
- “Hazard Alert: Heat Stress in Construction”, Center for Protection of Workers Rights.
- Outdoor Heat Exposure (Heat Stress), Washington State Dept. of Labor and Industries.
- “Heat Stress”, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry Occupational Safety and Health Division.