Tag: heat safety

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Phoenix passes heat safety ordinance for city contractors

March 28, 2024


Phoenix city officials have passed a new ordinance aimed at protecting workers for city contractors from the dangers of extreme heat. The move comes after a summer in which the city experienced a record-breaking 31 straight days with temperatures over […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Legislators and labor leaders gather at Capitol Hill to advocate for heat safety

July 28, 2022


On Tuesday, July 19, 2022, United States legislators, labor leaders, PPE manufacturers, and safety experts met at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. to advocate for heat safety and the Asunción Valdivia Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act. […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Here comes the sun: OSHA launches new program for heat safety

April 14, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Between 2011 and 2019, 344 people died from work-related heat exposure, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Roughly 42%, or 144, of those fatalities were of workers in construction, repair or cleaning. Between 2015 and 2020, […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

U.S. leaders in heat safety create the first ever National Heat Safety Coalition

July 29, 2021


MISSION, the preeminent innovators of cooling and heat relief technologies and Magid, the industrial leader in workplace safety innovations, announced they are coming together with The Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) at the University of Connecticut, the nation’s leading heat safety […]