California Amends Heat Illness Prevention Regulations

Author: Gloria Ju

Implementation Date: May 1, 2015

California amended its heat illness prevention regulations to enhance protections for employees who work outdoors. Amendments were made regarding:

  • Access to shade;
  • Access to potable drinking water;
  • High-heat procedures;
  • Emergency response procedures;
  • Acclimatizing employees;
  • Employee training; and
  • Heat Illness Prevention Plans.

+8 CCR 3395.