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Heat Illness Prevention Plan
This Heat Illness Prevention Plan starter pack will assist you management with developing policies to prevent heat illnesses in your workplace. It will also help your company to become compliant with state and federal safety regulations. This product is recommended for use in all 50 states. Check with your local OSHA office to learn what is required of your company in regards to heat illness prevention plans.
Our Heat Illness Prevention Plan is a fully editable .doc document. This will allow your safety staff to fully customize the plan and tailor it to the specific needs of your workplace.
The program is easy to use and implement. All you need to do is look for items in bold and surrounded by brackets <<LIKE THIS>> and fill in the requested information. The Heat Illness Prevention Plan should then be fully evaluated by your safety staff and management to ensure it is fully compatible with your specific workplace and compliant with local regulations.
Contents of the Heat Illness Prevention Plan
The contents of this heat illness prevention plan include:
- Definitions Pertaining to Heat Illness
- Prevention of Heat Related Illness
- Provision of Water
- Provision of Shade
- High Heat Procedures
- Extra Measures During Heat Waves
- Stages of Heat Illness
- Emergency Response Procedures and First Aid
- Supervisor Responsibilities
- Transporting Employees
For help developing your Injury and Illness Prevention Program click here.
For a Heat Illness Prevention poster for your workplace, click here.
This Heat Illness Prevention Plan Starter Pack is NOT meant to be a complete program. It is for informational purposes only to assist the customer with developing their own heat illness prevention plan. It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure that their plan is complete and addresses the hazards of their specific workplace. First American Safety and its parent company assume no responsibility for the use or misuse of this product or any incidents that may occur in the customer’s workplace after purchase of this product. By purchasing this product the customer agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless First American Safety, its parent company, and its employees from any fines, penalties, liabilities, or losses imposed in connection with the information contained in this product and the customer’s failure to properly implement its heat illness prevention plan and overall safety program. First American Safety also makes no assurance that the information contained in this product will result in total compliance with local, state, or federal regulations. Refer to your local regulatory agencies for information on what is required for your specific workplace.