Heat Stress Hazard Assessment & Control Measures Checklist

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: February 2nd, 2012
Topics: Heat & Cold Stress |

THE PROBLEM: Even though it isn’t addressed in a specific OSHA standard, heat stress is also a potential source of citations under the OSHA General Duty clause. Part of the employer’s duty is to assess heat stress hazards, especially if work is done in hot conditions.

HOW TOOL HELPS SOLVE THE PROBLEM: Here’s a Checklist you can use to organize your heat stress hazard assessment.