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Democrat Readies Bill Requiring OSHA To Set First-Time Heat Standard

December 05, 2018
Citing risks of climate change, Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) is crafting a bill for introduction in the next Congress that would require OSHA to develop “federal heat protection standards” for workers and require employers to provide safe workplaces with water, rest, and shade, a measure that supporters say may be the most viable means of requiring such a standard. Chu, a California Democrat who has long advocated for limiting adverse workplace effects of heat, said in a speech prepared for...


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