Cal/OSHA Construction Industry Pocket Guide Now Available

Cal/OSHA announces revised Construction Industry Pocket Guide including regulatory updates, and release of an updated of Enforcement Goals

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 […]