OSHA to create standard to protect workers from hazardous heat

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced it will be publishing an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Heat Injury and Illness Prevention in Outdoor and Indoor Work Settings Oct. 27. Currently, OSHA does not have a specific standard for hazardous heat conditions, and this action begins the process to consider a heat-specific workplace rule…

Read the Federal Register notice for submission instructions. Beginning Oct. 27, submit comments at www.regulations.gov, the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal and refer to Docket No. OSHA-2021-0009. All comments must be submitted by Dec. 27.

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