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Emergency rules for outdoor workers in Ca

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by sheshovel, Aug 14, 2005.

  1. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,112

    Emergency temporary rules have been approved to protect outdoor workers from heat related deaths in California,the rules will be final after some fine tuning but theses are the basics.
    .Employers provide shade and rest for workers showing signs of heat exahustion
    Employers provide at least one quart of water per employee per hour
    Employers provide training about the causes and prevention of heat illness
    California has had 14 heat related deaths in outdoor workers between July 13th and August 4th.
  2. Sweetwater

    Sweetwater LawnSite Member
    Messages: 66

    It amazes me that we need laws to cover the basics of life. Must be the dumbing down of the left coast by liberals who have completely removed the power of the people to think for themselves. Or maybe crew chiefs over there are really big meanies.
  3. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    is there mandatory training for employers, to be able to recognise signs of heat exhaustion? what a joke, just like the rest of your god forsaken state

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