Indoor Heat

Action Alert: Raise Your Voice on Indoor Heat!

In 2016, WWRC, the California Federation of Labor, ILWU, Worksafe, and other allies supported SB 1167, mandating Cal/OSHA to establish the first indoor heat standard in the nation. After Governor Brown signed the law, Cal/OSHA has been working through a process to establish this standard. The most recent draft of the language was released last […]


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Indoor Heat Ruling will Help Warehouse Workers Stay Cool

Four years ago, Domingo Blancas fell ill while working on a hot summer┬áday in his warehouse, operated by National Distribution Centers, Inc. (aka NFI) in Chino, CA. He was hospitalized and had to have emergency surgery. ┬áCal/OSHA, which was already investigating the facility after a complaint from WWRC, cited NFI and the temp agency for […]


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