The Heat List: Heat Stress Resources on the Internet


Cal/OSHA's Heat Illness Prevention Regulation (for all outdoor places of employment):
http://www.dir.ca.gov/Title8/3395.html


Resources From NIOSH and OSHA and the EPA :

  • Working Outdoors in Warm Climates - from OSHA
    http://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/data_Hurricane_Facts/working_outdoors.pdf
  • Working in Hot Environments - from NIOSH
    http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/hotenvt.html
  • "Extreme Heat" - from the CDC
    http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/faq.asp
  • "NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Heat Stress"
    http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/heatstress/
  • Protecting Workers in Hot Environments - from OSHA
    http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=FACT_SHEETS&p_id=167
  • The Heat Stress Quick Card - from OSHA
    http://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha3154.pdf
  • Heat Stress in Agriculture - from the EPA
    http://are.berkeley.edu/heat/heat.stress.epa-98.guide.htm
  • Excessive Heat Events Guidebook - from the EPA
    http://www.epa.gov/hiri/about/pdf/EHEguide_final.pdf
  • Resources from California:

  • Heat illness prevention emergency regulation enforcement questions and answers - from Cal/OSHA
    http://www.dir.ca.gov/DOSH/heatIllnessQA.html
  • "Heat Illness On The Job" - and "Heat Illness - Shade" - and "Heat Illness - Acclimate" - in Cantonese, English, Hmong, Korean, Mandarin, Mixteco, Spanish, Vietnamese
    http://www.dir.ca.gov/DIRNews/PSA_Page.html
  • Heat-Related Illness Prevention Resources - from Cal/OSHA
    http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/HeatIllnessInfo.html
  • Cal/OSHA and Heat Stress - A Compendium of Cal/OSHA's Regulations Relating to Heat Stress
    http://www.baesg.org/coshheat.htm
  • History: Minutes of the Cal/OSHA Regulatory Development Advisory Committee On Heat Stress Control, December 9, 1999
    http://are.berkeley.edu/heat/heatrdac.meet12999.html
  • Heat Stress Awareness - from UC Davis
    http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/files/filelibrary/5810/34452.pdf
  • Heat Stress Resource Links:

  • Intellicast: Enter ZIP Code, get Heat Index and forecast high
    http://www.intellicast.com
  • Heat Stress - an article by Richard Dresser, CSP, CET
    http://www.radpro.com/dresser.pdf
  • Heat Stress chapter from Stanford University Safety Manual
    http://www.stanford.edu/dept/EHS/prod/aboutus/documents/safetyman/heatstress.html
  • Heat Stress (Sun Stress)
    http://www.ci.phoenix.az.us/FIRE/fireheat.html
  • "What is Heat Stress?" - from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
    http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/phys_agents/heat_health.html

  • Last Updated May 11, 2010

    webmaster: paul@paulburnett.com

    All suggestions on improving this web page welcome - send me your favorite useful links to heat illness prevention-related web pages - and be sure to let me know if any of these links have expired. Thanks