Heat Illness Prevention Program Worksite Specific Procedures
Use the Heat Illness Prevention Program Worksite Specific Procedures mobile app to help ensure your employees are not at risk for heat related illnesses on jobsites.
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The app covers the importance of shade, emergency medical procedures and high heat procedures. How will employees be provided access to adequate shade? (Shade is not considered adequate when heat in the area of shade defeats the purpose of shade, which is to allow the body to cool (e.g. sitting in a hot car). Shade may be provided by any natural or artificial means that does not expose employees to unsafe or unhealthy conditions.) What are the procedures for contacting emergency medical services, and if necessary, for transporting employees to a point where they can be reached by an emergency medical service provider? What are the procedures for ensuring that, in the event of an emergency, clear and precise directions to the work site can and will be provided as needed to emergency responders? Who is the designated person who will ensure that emergency procedures are invoked when appropriate? How will supervisors monitor weather conditions and ensure High Heat Procedures are implemented when temperatures meet or exceed 95F? How will High Heat Procedures be implemented when needed?