OSHA Addresses the Hazards of Extreme Heat - November 2021

Thu, Dec 09, 2021 at 8:00AM

Trent Cotney, CEO, Cotney Attorneys & Consultants

Recently, President Biden announced that the U.S. Department of Labor is addressing heat-related dangers affecting America’s workforce. The multi-step effort will specifically focus on workers who must contend with the most severe effects of heat – both indoors and outdoors – such as those in construction, agriculture, transportation and distribution.

During summer 2021, the United States experienced a number of weather-related disasters, including storms in the Northeast and Louisiana, California wildfires and the Pacific Northwest heatwave. Extreme heat has become a real concern and temperatures are likely to rise in the years ahead. Read more

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