September 27, 2021
Groups Petition OSHA For Heat Illness ETS Ahead Of Planned Rulemaking
An alliance of worker groups, environmentalists and others is petitioning OSHA to craft an emergency temporary standard (ETS) for heat illness even though the agency has begun to craft a permanent rule on the subject, arguing that the years-long regulatory process is too slow to protect workers from heat waves driven by climate change. The Aug. 4 petition , led by Public Citizen and joined by “over 110” worker-safety groups, environmental organizations and individuals including former safety officials, marks the...
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