New Rules take Effect June 15th
New rules from OR-OSHA on Heat Illness Prevention will take effect, Wednesday, June 15, 2022. These rules will apply to outdoor workplaces and indoor workplaces without ventilation.
A summary of these rules can be found at these links:
- Summary: OR-OSHA Heat Illness Prevention and Wildfire Smoke Rules
- Fact sheet about the key requirements of the heat rule
- Fact sheet about the heat rule’s rest break schedule options for preventing heat illness
- Full Heat Rules
Additional OR-OSHA rules regarding Wildfire Smoke will take effect on July 1, 2022.
Resources for both rules are available from the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce