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Compliance Center

Heat & Cold Stress

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THIS COMPLIANCE CENTER IS FOR YOU if your workers perform operations in extreme hot or cold conditions—either indoors or outdoors. The COMPLIANCE CENTER helps you control climate extremes via hazard assessment, engineering controls, safe work practices, protective clothing and equipment and training.

Articles & Insight
  • sample image How to Protect Workers from Cold Stress

    Are you doing enough to protect your workers against the risks of cold-stress? If one of your workers should suffer a serious or fatal cold-stress injury, could you and your company be liable?
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  • sample image The Preventable Death of Juan Jose Soriano

    The death of a tobacco farm worker illustrates that simply offering a victim water and a place to rest isn’t enough to protect a victim from heat stress...
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  • sample image What Do You Need to Do About Heat Stress Hazards?

    A 9 step gameplan for protecting workers & avoiding liability.
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  • sample image OSHA Heat Stress Requirements

    OSHA regulation of heat-related illnesses (which, for simplicity’s sake, we’ll refer to collectively as "heat stress" ...
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  • sample image How OSHA Inspects for Heat Stress Violations

    Heat stress is fair game for citations under the General Duty Clause...
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  • sample image Heat Stress Hazard Assessment: The OSHA Approach

    Like any other hazard, heat stress has to be managed...
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  • sample image What You're Required to Do to Control Heat Stress Hazards

    Heat stress is a danger to workers and a potential source of liability...
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  • sample image How to Create a Hot Weather Plan

    Telling your workers to be aware of hot weather hazards...
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  • sample image How to Educate Workers to the Dangers of Heat Stress

    A heat stress that could have been prevented may help your workers avoid the same fate...
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  • sample image How to Document and Verify Heat Stress Training

    Training is a key element of protecting employees...
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  • sample image The 5 Kinds of PPE You Can Use to Protect Workers from Heat Stress

    Although it may sound like a contradiction in terms, wearing PPE can be vital to warding off heat stress.
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Time Saving Tools
  • Model Cold Stress Plan
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    A Model Policy you can adapt to protect workers from cold stress and avoid OSHA citations... Read More...

  • MODEL HEAT STRESS PLAN
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    THE PROBLEM: Heat stress kills. And even though it isn’t addressed in a specific OSHA standard, heat stress is also a potential source of citations... Read More...

  • MODEL HEAT STRESS PLAN—SHORT VERSION
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    THE PROBLEM: Heat stress kills. And even though it isn’t addressed in a specific OSHA standard, heat stress is also a potential source of citations... Read More...

  • Model Safe Work Procedure: Providing Cold Drinking Water for Hot Work
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    Work in extreme heat can lead to a variety of heat-related illnesses, including deadly heat stroke... Read More...

  • USE SAFETY TALKS TO EDUCATE WORKERS ABOUT HEAT STRESS HAZARDS
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    THE PROBLEM: You must provide adequate training to each worker exposed to heat stress dangers... Read More...

  • USE FATALITY REPORTS TO GET WORKERS TO TAKE HEAT STRESS SERIOUSLY
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    THE PROBLEM: Delivering heat stress training won’t do anybody any good ... Read More...

  • Heat Stress Hazard Assessment & Control Measures Checklist
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    Here’s a Checklist you can use to organize your heat stress hazard assessment. ... Read More...

  • Model Safe Work Procedure: Heat Stress Emergency Response Procedure
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    Developing safe work procedures for work in extreme heat is one of the best ways to prevent heat-related illnesses... Read More...

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