Cal/OSHA looks to prevent indoor heat-related illness

November 6, 2018

California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has made revisions to a draft standard that applies to all indoor work areas where the temperature equals or exceeds 90 degrees Fahrenheit.

If approved, the draft legislation will require employers to create heat-illness prevention plans that could include access to cool-down areas and engineering and administrative controls.

Comments are due Tuesday, Nov. 20, to

NAFEM will continue to monitor and report on this issue as it relates to radiant heat in commercial kitchens.

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