Risks of heat exposure, falls, electrical safety and other hazards tend to be highest during July, August and September.
The measure would require employers to give workers paid breaks in cool spaces, access to water and training on how to respond to symptoms of heat illness.
The new alliance between OSHA's Fort Lauderdale Area Office and NUCA of South Florida will focus on cave-in protection, silica, heat stress, and atmospheric hazards associated with confined spaces.
June is the official start of summer and a good opportunity to consider summer safety.
HVLS fans, fabric diffusers, and curtain walls provide temperature control solutions.
Potential benefits of the technologies include preventing and mitigating injuries, decreasing the extent and duration of disability, enhancing employee wellness, and improving productivity. Injury prevention studies of wearable technologies' effect are rare, however, and employee acceptance of them could be an implementation challenge, two speakers said during an AIHce EXP 2019 session.