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Advocating for Heat Exposure Protections for Outdoor Workers

That our WSMA advocate for outdoor workers to have access to preventative cool-down rest periods in shaded areas for prevention of heat exhaustion and health educational materials in their primary language. (C-13, A-21)

That our WSMA support legislation and regulations creating standardized protections against heat stress specific to the hazards of the workplace including appropriate access to emergency services when there are signs or symptoms of heat exposure injury. (C-13, A-21)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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