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December 3, 2021

OSHA Expects To Roll Out Heat Enforcement Program By ‘Early Spring’

November 19, 2021 at 5:11 PM
A Labor Department (DOL) official told a Nov. 16 advisory panel meeting that OSHA is on track to publish its National Emphasis Program (NEP) for heat danger enforcement by “late March” 2022, ahead of the next round of summer heat and in line with an administration-wide push to combat heat illness. Speaking to the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH), Gary Orr, an ergonomist with DOL’s office of health enforcement, said OSHA plans to release its NEP...

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