Does OSHA Need a Heat Exposure Standard for Construction?

KENDALL JONES | September 14, 2018

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In their petition, they claim that many workers, including those in construction, have to work in extreme heat with no protection from heat stress or heat-related illnesses. From 1992 through 2016, there were 69,374 serious injuries and 783 deaths caused by exposure to excessive heat, per data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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