The Heat Is On:  OSHA Has Targeted Temporary Employment Agencies as an industry to watch!

By Barrow Group Staff / May 18, 2023

The summer months are approaching and along with them comes hot weather.  OSHA has targeted temporary staffing agencies as an industry to keep an eye on.  

  • Nearly 3 out of 4 fatalities from heat illness happen during the first week of work. 
  • Watch the four minute video for an overview on OSHA Heat-Illness Prevention
    National Emphasis Program (NEP).
    HubSpot Video
  • Download the poster "Prevent Heat Illness at Work" and post in conspicuous locations at all sites where you place temporary workers:

    OSHA Poster: Prevent Heat Illness at Work

  • Keep on hand OSHA's one-page fact sheet as it is a great resource for reminders and important points about heat illness:
  • OSHA Prevent Heat Illness Fact Sheet


Topics: temporary staffing, OSHA, Protecting Temporary Workers, temporary workers, Heat Illness, Heat Illness Fatalities

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