OSHA-NIOSH INFOSHEET: Protecting Workers from Heat Illness
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2011-174
At times, workers may be required to work in hot environments for long periods. When the human body is unable to maintain a normal temperature, heat-related illnesses can occur and may result in death. This fact sheet provides information to employers on measures they should take to prevent heat-related illnesses and death.
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- Page last reviewed: June 6, 2014
- Page last updated: May 23, 2016
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division