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Your Rights

Your teacher or employer must have in place a written program to protect you and prevent heat illness. You must be provided:

  • Training on heat illness prevention.
  • Enough drinking water.
  • Access to Shade
  • Regularly scheduled breaks.
  • A chance to acclimatize (adjust to the heat).
  • Access to shade for at least 5 minutes of rest when you believe you need a period of time to recover from the heat.
  • Emergency medical treatment if needed.