Heat Stress Prevention Resources

18 Jun 2024, Posted by admin in News, Science and Environmental Issues, State News, Weather

Agricultural employers are encouraged to take precautions during extreme heat conditions.  There are numerous online resources that provide recommendations to limit the risk of heat stress. 

Rutgers Cooperative Extension resources for heat stress prevention.


OSHA resources for heat stress prevention:



Temperature resources:

  • The OSHA-NIOSH heat safety tool is a useful resource for planning outdoor work activities based on how hot it feels throughout the day. It has a real-time heat index and hourly forecasts specific to your location. It also provides occupational safety and health recommendations from OSHA and NIOSH. NIOSH/OSHA Heat Safety Tool phone app, available for iPhone and Android in English and Spanish



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