Did you know that employers are required to train their employees on heat illness prior to working in the heat? Cal/OSHA's Heat Illness Prevention Standard, Title 8 CCR, Section 3395, requires employers to establish procedures to include policies and training to mitigate heat illness. Don't wait until the summer is underway to review policies or get employees trained. PRISM Risk Control has curated the following resources to help you get started:
- PRISMtv – "Heat Illness Prevention Including New 2015 Cal/OSHA Regulations" & "Heat Illness Program Requirements" – On demand courses to help agencies with heat illness programs and training.
- Preventing Heat Stress Safety Talks – Safety meeting resources created to assist agency employees with planning safety meetings around heat illness.
- Vector Solutions – "PRISM: Heat Illness Prevention" – An interactive course created to assist agencies train outdoor workers on heat illness.
- Risk Simplified – Heat Illness Prevention Standard – An overview of common mistakes an agency may encounter when implementing Cal/OSHA's Heat Illness Prevention Standard.
If you need assistance accessing any of the resources above, please contact the Risk Control Department.