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Online Toolkit

Social Media

NEW Social Media Toolkit (PDF*). Tweets and Facebook posts you can use to spread the word about the Campaign and the dangers of heat illness to your social and professional networks.

News Releases/Press Teleconference

CDC report on OSHA’s review of heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker deaths. OSHA News Release, (August 7, 2014).

Annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses launched by US Labor Department. OSHA News Release (May 22, 2014). [Spanish]

Teleconference with Meteorologists and Weather Forecasters about Preventing Heat Illness featuring Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels, and NOAA Deputy Undersecretary Vice Admiral Michael S. Devany. [Recording] [Dr. Michaels Remarks] (June 19, 2014).

Teleconference with Meteorologists and Weather Forecasters About OSHA's Heat Awareness Campaign featuring Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels [Recording] [Dr. Michael's Remarks] (July 1, 2013).

U.S. Labor Department kicks off summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and fatalities among outdoor workers. OSHA News Release, (May 7, 2012). [Spanish]

Press Teleconference on Launch of 2012 Heat Illness Prevention Campaign featuring Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels [Recording]

Information Sheet

NEW Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness Information Sheet (PDF*). English/Spanish. Print this double-sided to describe OSHA’s Campaign and resources available in English and Spanish.

Public Service Announcements

  • NEW Short video with information about acclimatization, common symptoms, and best practices to prevent heat illness. [English | Spanish]
  • Dolores Huerta's Public Service Announcement [English 1 | English 2]
  • Long Version available in English and Spanish.

Drop-in Articles

Use these pre-written articles and pictures in your articles, newsletter, blog, or safety materials. Take just parts or the whole thing to get out important information about Heat Safety.

"Working in the Summer Heat"

"Manténgase Sano en Temperaturas Altas" Short Version (Versión corta) | Long Version (Versión larga)

Drop-In Art

English

Quarter Size

English

Full Size

En español

Quarter Size

En español

Full Size

Highlights

Heat Safety Tool
Smartphone App

Heat Safety Tool - Smartphone App

Listen to OSHA's Heat Advisory Call from June 27, 2016 [MP3] [Transcript]




Oct. 5, 2015 Charleston roofing contractor cited after worker hospitalized for heat-related illness while working at State Capitol Complex

Oct. 1, 2015 Wilmington company cited after worker hospitalized for heat-related illness during the construction of new residences

Sept. 24, 2015 Machine operators exposed to excessive heat at Sterling Technologies Inc. in Erie County

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OSHA is a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador committed to working with NOAA and other Ambassadors to strengthen national preparedness for and resilience against extreme weather.

How can OSHA help? Workers have a right to a safe workplace. If you think your job is unsafe or have questions, visit OSHA's Worker's Page or call 1-800-321-6742 (OSHA). It's confidential. For other valuable worker protection information, such as Workers' Rights, Employer Responsibilities, and other services OSHA offers, visit OSHA's Workers' page.

OSHA also provides help to employers. OSHA's On-site Consultation Program offers free and confidential advice to small and medium-sized businesses in all states across the country, with priority given to high-hazard worksites. For more information or for additional compliance assistance contact OSHA at 1-800-321-6742 (OSHA).


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