OSHA Wants to Know How to Keep Cool on the Job

Attention IUPAT members and contractors; OSHA wants to hear how employers keep workers safe from the heat – your tips could make it in their next email newsletter.  See below…

From OSHA – As summer and higher temperatures approach, employers should plan how they will reduce the risks of heat exposure faced by their workers. Those steps include gradually increasing shift lengths so workers can adapt to hot environments, providing frequent water breaks, allowing ample time to rest, and providing shade.

We want to hear how employers and safety professionals keep workers safe from extreme heat. Tweet your photos or links to @OSHA_DOL with the hashtags #WaterRestShade #ProTips or email your stories to OSHA.QuickTakes@dol.gov for possible inclusion in a future issue of QuickTakes.