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Heat Stress

Heat Safety Stand-down: Florida’s OSHA Area Offices are encouraging employers to take a stand on heat safety. On June 4, employers and associations will be hosting Heat Illness Prevention Stand-downs throughout the country. The events are not only for construction workers but for all outdoor workers: agriculture, landscaping, road repair, airport baggage handling, theme parks and logistics. To learn more about preventing heat illness, click here. If you are in the South Florida area and would like to join the Safety Alliance for Excellence (SAFE) and Ft. Lauderdale OSHA Area Office’s stand-down, click here.

Workers’ Compensation Seminars: The State of Florida, Department of Financial Services, Division of Workers’ Compensation offers free seminars for Florida employers regarding workers’ compensation and workplace safety. Seminars are held in various locations around the state and are from 9 a.m. until noon. To learn more click here.