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OSHA to focus on indoor and outdoor heat hazards
Heat Stress

Date Posted: 05/23/2022

On April 8, 2022, OSHA launched a National Emphasis Program (NEP) on indoor and outdoor heat-related hazards. The NEP is effective for three years. State Plans are encouraged, but not required, to adopt this instruction. Each region is expected to double their annual heat inspections...
If long hours cause fatigue-related injuries, can OSHA cite you?
Fatigued Employee

Date Posted: 05/16/2022

Working long hours can have safety consequences. Compared to day shifts, more injuries occur during evening shifts (18% higher) and night shifts (30% higher), and fatigue is a significant factor. Even so, OSHA does not regulate hours worked, does not require breaks, and does not require...