Alert: OSHA's National Emphasis Program On Indoor + Outdoor Heat
Program Went Into Effect Last Week, Will Remain Active For Three Years
OSHA has released a new National Emphasis Program (NEP) on outdoor and indoor heat. The program went into effect on April 8 of this year and will remain in effect for three years.
Please see below for additional resources on heat safety:
OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Campaign: https://www.osha.gov/heat
Heat Illness Prevention Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipWmbc0d_Lc
Prevent Heat Illness At Work Poster: https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/publications/3431_wksiteposter_en.pdf
Sun Safety At Work Infographic: https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/Graphics_Heat_SunSafetyAtWork.zip
Heat Related Illness And First Aid: https://www.osha.gov/heat-exposure/illness-first-aid
Heat Illness Medical Emergency Infographic: https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/Heat_Illness_Medical_Emergency_English_Infographic.zip
For details on the NEP please click the links below:
NEP PDF: https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/enforcement/directives/CPL_03-00-024.pdf
NEP Fact Sheet: https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/heat-nep-factsheet-en.pdf
Heat Illness Prevention Campaign: https://www.osha.gov/heat
About the Author
Jeff Buczkiewicz is the President and CEO of the Mason Contractors Association of America. Jeff has worked in the masonry industry for several years as the Executive Vice President of the Building Stone Institute and the Director of Marketing and Membership for the Mason Contractors Association of America. Jeff has also served as Secretary on the Board of the Natural Stone Council and is a former Board Member of the StonExpo Federation.