New Heat Stress Rule Takes Effect July 5

Requires employers with employees who work outdoors to train employees and supervisors to recognize heat-related illness; have the ability to appropriately respond to any employee with symptoms of illness; and increase the volume of water available on days when temperatures require preventive measures. L&I scheduled train the trainer classes for those who will do their companies heat exposure training. For info about the classes and the new rule click L&I Heat Stress page.