During the hottest months of the year, OSHA will be doing on-site inspections of workplaces for heat related hazards. This effort is to ensure the safety of workers in hot conditions.

Heat Hazards Approach with Onset of Summer

OSHA’s Heat Illness Prevention campaign, launched in 2011, educates employers and workers on the dangers of working in the heat. Through training sessions, outreach events, informational sessions, publications, social media messaging, and media appearances, millions of workers and employers have learned how to protect workers from heat. OSHA’s safety message comes down to three key words: Water. Rest. Shade. Read more here.