ANR Environmental Health & Safety
University of California
ANR Environmental Health & Safety

Heat Illness Prevention

UC Heat Illness Prevention Training Online UC Training Course (UC login required to access to UC Learning Center)

Amendments to Cal/OHSA's Heat Illness Prevention Regulation, General Industry Safety Orders CCR/8-3395 went into effect on May 1, 2015.

ANR EH&S Guidance:

Compliance with the amended Heat Illness Prevention Standard can be achieved by including the following Heat Illness Prevention Plan - IIPP Attachment H to your existing Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) or as an addendum document to a field research protocol and implementing the actions and training described within. NOTE that a physical copy of the plan must be present at the outdoor/field work site.

Resources of Importance:

Additional ANR Resources (for volunteer groups):

  • 4-H Clover Safe Note #19
  • Master Gardener Thinking Safe & Green Note #3

Other UC ANR Information:


Cal/OSHA guidance on the the new requirements:

Heat Illness Prevention Enforcement Q&A
Amended Regulation - Guidance on New Requirements
Amendments which took effect May 1, 2015


Cal/OSHA Education, Training Resources:

Heat Illness Prevention Training Materials
Pocket Guide: Protect Yourself from Heat Illness - English & Espanol

Cal/OSHA Outreach Campaign:
Heat Illness Education
 En Espanol

Other Cal/OSHA Information:

Other Government Resources:


EHS Updates to plan (archived memos):

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