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Heat Illness Prevention

  • Make sure to take precautions to beat the heat!  The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) will provide heat alert notices to schools as conditions warrant and post alerts at www.achieve.lausd.net/oehs any time the health department issues a heat alert.

     

    Preventing Heat-Related Illness for Employees

     The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health provides a website with valuable information to help protect employees from heat-related illnesses.  As part of this extensive outreach campaign, they have developed a handout on the health effects of heat that you can use to assist with training.  The handout can be found here.   Please visit http://www.dir.ca.gov/DOSH/HeatIllnessInfo.html for additional information.  If you have questions on this or any other health and safety matter, please call OEHS at (213) 241-3199.