ANR Environmental Health & Safety
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ANR Environmental Health & Safety

Heat Illness Prevention

The Office of Administrative Law has approved the Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board's proposed amendments to the Heat Illness Prevention Regulation, General Industry Safety Orders CCR/8-3395. The amended regulation went into effect on May 1, 2015.

ANR EH&S Guidance: *UPDATED MAY 2015*

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.

Update - Memorandum to UC ANR on the Revised Standard for Heat Illness Prevention: Heat Illness Revised Standard Memo May 2015

Newly Added Resources:

Additional Resources:

Other UC ANR Information:


Cal/OSHA guidance on the the new requirements:

Heat Illness Prevention Enforcement Q&A
Amended Regulation - Guidance on New Requirements
Proposed Amendments to take effect May 1

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:


Archived / Prior Information:

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