- What is Heat Illness?
- Heat Illness – "More to the Story"
- What is in T8 CCR 3395?
- More on What Causes Heat Illness
- Elements of Your Written Program and Effective Work Practices
- Monitor Weather Conditions
- Sufficient Amounts of Drinking Water
- Shade and Other Cooling Measures
- Work Severity and Duration
- Preventative Cool Down Rest Periods
- High Heat Procedures
- Work Clothing and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Emergency Response Procedures
EMPLOYER SAMPLE PROCEDURE FOR HEAT ILLNESS PREVENTION (http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/dosh_publications/HIP-Sample-Procedures.pdf)
Data from two studies is referred to in this etool as coming from Cal/OSHA investigations. These studies are:
Study 1 - Data from a document titled "Cal/OSHA Investigations on Heat Related Illnesses" is included. Data from this memorandum is referred to throughout this etool as Study 1. To read these investigations, go to: http://www.dir.ca.gov/oshsb/heatillnessinvestigations.pdfStudy 2 – Data from a document title "Cal/OSHA Investigations of Heat-Related Illness 2006" is included. Data from this memorandum is referred to throughout this etool as Study 2. To read these investigations, go to: http://www.dir.ca.gov/DOSH/heatillnessinvestigations-2006.pdf