Heat is the deadliest weather-related threat in the United States. In fact, heat kills more people than hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods combined.
But the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) — the federal agency that is supposed to protect workers — has failed to issue workplace heat standards.
Add your name to urge OSHA to issue an emergency safety standard that protects workers from extreme heat this summer:
The heat stress crisis is only getting worse. We can’t wait for a long bureaucratic process to conclude while workers are injured and dying this summer. You must immediately issue an emergency safety standard that protects workers from heat-related illness, injury, and death.
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