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Recovery/Cool-Down Periods Handbook Statement: California
[Company Name] permits employees who work outside to spend not fewer than five minutes in the shade to cool down when necessary to avoid heat illness, during which they are relieved of all duties. There is no set schedule for recovery/cool-down periods and there is no limit on how many recovery/cool-down periods employees may take when performing work outside. Any employee experiencing any signs or symptoms of heat illness must immediately contact his or her supervisor [or insert name of appropriate company representative or department].
Time spent taking a recovery/cool-down period in compliance with this
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