TAG: heatstroke

NIOSH, OSHA update heat safety app for outdoor workers

June 19, 2017By

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), along with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated and redesigned its Heat Safety Tool, an app developed to help workers stay safe when working outdoors in hot weather. The OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool mobile app, available for iOS and Android devices,... read more

OSHA cites Indiana company for heatstroke death of 23-year-old

October 12, 2016By

Federal investigators from the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited an Indiana landscaping company, Townsend Tree Service, for the heatstroke death of a 23-year-old crewmember, according to an OSHA document. The death is one of 16 heat-related deaths reported to OSHA in 2016. On July 22, Tyler Halsey was part of a three-man crew trimming trees... read more