Inside OSHA

August 3, 2021

Oregon Issues Temporary Heat Rule As OSHA Weighs Nationwide Standard

July 8, 2021 at 5:33 PM
Oregon’s worker safety agency has issued an emergency heat illness standard in response to June’s record-breaking heat wave, in a possible sign that the regional “heat dome” event already linked to more than 100 deaths in the Beaver State alone could boost OSHA’s newly-announced plans to enact a similar standard nationwide. The state released its temporary heat rules midday on July 8, following a directive from Gov. Kate Brown (D) for the agency to quickly craft an interim rule in...

Already a subscriber? Please log in using the form on this page.

Not a subscriber? Sign up for a 30 day trial.