Labor Advisory 08-2023: Safety and Health Measures to Prevent and Control Heat Stress at Work

April 7, 2024

BEAT THE HEAT | Check out the guidelines in the Labor Advisory put out by the Department of Labor last year about staying safe and healthy at work by preventing and controlling heat stress.

It’s important to make sure workers are protected from extreme heat by taking necessary safety precautions. This includes giving employees breaks to cool down, providing plenty of water, and having effective ventilation in the workplace.

Do you deal with extreme heat at work? How does your company make sure workers are safe from the heat? Does your union have a program in place for heat safety at work?