On August 10, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it is reopening the comment period for an additional 60 days on its proposal to reconsider and revoke the final approval of Arizona’s State Plan for Occupational Safety and Health (State Plan). A public hearing tentatively scheduled for Aug. 16, 2022 has also been postponed.

Cal/OSHA is reminding all employers to protect outdoor workers from heat illness as excessive heat watches have been issued throughout California. The temperature is forecast to exceed 105 degrees in northern and inland parts of the state this week including areas around Sacramento, Fresno and the eastern parts of the Bay Area.

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