Summer's here; OSHA offers heat-hazard advice
"The hot weather can present additional hazards to those who work outdoors or in very hot environments," says OSHA Administrator John Henshaw. "It's important that employers and workers know how to reduce heat-related illnesses and fatalities. Simple precautions can often save lives."
Three OSHA publications are being made available from the agencyâ€™s Web site, www.osha.gov:
More information about heat and sun hazards can be found on OSHA's Web site and at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), www.cdc.gov, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), www.cdc.gov/niosh.