Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee Meeting Documents–February 6, 2014

This post has links to minutes from the February 6, 2014 Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee Meeting and related documents released in April, 2014.

OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Launches Search for Assistant Director

The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only authorized OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Northern California, has launched a search for an Assistant Director to spearhead the expansion of its workplace safety and health programs.

Staffing Agencies and Host Employers Share Joint Responsibility for the Safety of Temporary Workers

When temporary workers are assigned by a staffing agency to a client, the temporary staffing agency and the host employer are both responsible for the health and safety of temporary workers.

Heat Illness Prevention Educational Resources

Environmental heat is a recognized hazard, and thousands of workers are affected by heat illness each year. Workers have the right to receive information and training about hazards and their prevention, and employers are responsible for providing the information and training workers need to prevent heat-related hazards. Heat illness prevention training should include the health […]

Using the Heat Index to Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat-Related Illness

Outdoor workers who are exposed to hot and humid conditions are at risk of heat-related illness, and both air temperature and humidity affect how hot they feel.  The heat index system, developed by the U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot […]