California OSHA Indoor Heat Illness Standard Moves Forward in Standards Board Process
May 21, 2023
The article provides an update on California's proposed indoor heat illness standard, which is advancing in the standards board process. The standard aims to address heat-related hazards in indoor workplaces and includes provisions such as temperature thresholds, rest breaks, access to water, and training requirements. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) held a public hearing to gather input from stakeholders. This progress reflects California's commitment to enhancing worker safety and combating heat-related risks in indoor work environments.