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OSHA Working Safely in Hot Weather Fact Sheet


OSHA Alert: Working Safely in Hot Weather

Outdoor and Indoor heat exposure can be dangerous.

Nearly 3 out of 4 heat illness fatalities happen during the first week of work. New and returning workers need to build tolerance to heat by taking frequent breaks and working shorter shifts in the heat to start.

Dangerous heat exposure can occur indoors or outdoors, in any season. Employers can keep workers safe by following these simple safety practices.


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