New Smoke & Saftey Rules for Workers adopted by OSHA

Willamette Wake Up

New Smoke & Saftey Rules for Workers adopted by OSHA

Show Notes

Laurie Hoefer, Farm Workers Program in Legal Aid Services of Oregon, reviews the new rules adopted by Oregon Occupational Safety & Health on heat and smoke. The rules came about after extreme heat & smoke from previous summers that negatively impacted health of agriculture workers, including one death. The rules apply more broadly than just to farm workers and are considered the strongest rules in the nation.


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Willamette Wake Up is KMUZ’s morning news magazine program that explores what mid-Valley people are doing and talking about through news segments and interviews. The Willamette Wake Up team is dedicated to exploring the deeper stories that define and affect our community. Join us live every weekday morning from 8 to 9 o’clock and repeats 6 to 7PM.

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