Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Hot Environments (Revised Criteria 1986)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 86-113
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends that worker exposure to heat stress in the workplace be controlled by complying with all sections of the recommended standard found in this document. This recommended standard should prevent or greatly reduce the risk of adverse health effects to exposed workers and will be subject to review and revision as necessary.
- Page last reviewed: June 6, 2014
- Page last updated: June 6, 2014
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- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division