As the summer progresses, employers can take steps to protect their workforce from heat illness.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) web resource offers heat safety tips for both companies and employees, including:
- Preventing heat illness
- Recommendations for indoor and outdoor work environments
- What to do if a worker shows signs of heat illness
- Smartphone app with heat illness education
For more information, please visit OSHA's web resource on preventing heat illness or cont act Nextep's HR Department.