Heat Illness Prevention


Heat Illness Prevention

Every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in hot or humid conditions. OSHA's Heat Illness Prevention campaign educates employers and workers on heat hazards and provides resources to keep workers safe.


Woman working in a corn field.

Employer Responsibilities

Employers can keep workers safe in the heat.

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Construction worker drinking water

Information for Workers

Understand workers' rights and what workers should know about heat illness.

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Woman in a heated warehouse, wiping her brow.

More Resources on Heat

Heat illness is serious, but you can prevent it.

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Information from Other Agencies

Heat Stress Information from NIOSH