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    Seasonal safety: Summer

    Can you provide some guidelines for working in hot environments? How long should employees be allowe

    July 22, 2010

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    NIOSH offers some information and guidelines for workers and employers to follow as the temperatures climb. A heat stress calculator is included.

    In addition, OSHA offers a safety and health fact sheet on heat stress, including standards and hazards to workers.

    For additional articles on heat stress in the workplace, please e-mail the Library at library@nsc.org or call (630) 775-2199 with your fax number or mailing address.



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