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There are no OSHA or N.C. occupational safety and health standards for heat stress.
Heat stress hazards are cited using N.C. General Statute 95-129(1) commonly referred to as the “General Duty Clause.”
Enforcement Guidance for Conducting Heat-Related Illness Inspections, Operational Procedure Notice 141, NCDOL
OSHA Technical Manual, OSHA Web site. This guidance document can be used to support “general duty clause” citations.
Heat Stress Hazard Alert, NCDOL
Heat Stress Fact Sheet, NCDOL
Heat Stress Quick Card, NCDOL
Heat Stress Brochures for Agriculture, NCDOL
Cramps, Exhaustion and Stroke
A Guide to Preventing Heat Stress and Cold Stress, NCDOL
OSHA Publications, OSHA Web site
Heat Stress Training Presentation, NCDOL
Heat Stress Videos, NCDOL Library (See “Healthcare” heading under video/DVD titles.)
Other Agency Resources
Heat Stress Subject Index, OSHA Web site
Heat Stress Subject Index, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Web site
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