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Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers with Outdoor Workers to Protect Them from Heat Illness as Temperatures Rise Around California


Jun 15, 2017 5:17 pm

Cal/OSHA is reminding all employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness, especially those not accustomed to working in high heat conditions. Employers need to ensure workers are drinking plenty of water and taking breaks in the shade as temperatures rise across many regions of California. The National Weather Service is forecasting unusually high temperatures throughout the state, which will remain high for the rest of this week and into next week.

“California rules are very clear on how employers must protect their workers from heat illness,” said Cal/OSHA Chief Juliann Sum. “Our goal is to prevent deaths and serious illnesses and injuries caused by exposure to heat.”

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Peligros Del Calor Extremo


May 25, 2017 5:32 pm

El verano no ha llegado oficialmente, pero ya hemos tenido diás de mucha calor. Durante estos días, es mas probable que nos encontramos afuera en el sol y calor disfrutando o tal vez trabajando. Aunque el calor trae algunas oportunidades para actividades divertidas, también trae peligros.

El calor extremo puede causar enfermedades y hasta la muerte – por eso es muy importante tomar medidas para prevenir daños causados por el calor. Algunas medidas que puede tomar durante calor extremo es tomar agua y descansar en la sombra o lugar con aire acondicionado. Ademas, aprende a reconocer los síntomas de la insolación y agotamiento debido al calor y que hacer si tienes síntomas o alguien a su alrededor.

 

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