Category Archives: Heat Related Issues

by Dwayne Towles The height of the summer heat is upon us.  Every year, we hear stories of workers succumbing to the stresses of heat-induced injuries and illnesses. So when you’re working in the heat, safety comes first. With the … Continue reading

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NIOSH Develops Sweating Thermal Manikins for Research According to its press release, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL), is expanding its research capacity with the addition of a sweating thermal manikin. … Continue reading

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OSHA cites US Postal Service for worker’s heat-related death in Independence, Mo.   U.S. Postal Service Truman Station in Independence, Mo., has been hit by OSHA with a willful violation for failing to protect employees working in excessive heat. OSHA … Continue reading

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US Labor Department kicks off summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and fatalities among outdoor workers Educational materials and mobile application available WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has kicked off a national outreach … Continue reading

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