H.R.3668 - Asuncion Valdivia Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] (Introduced 07/10/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/10/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3668 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/10/2019)
Asuncion Valdivia Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act of 2019
This bill requires the Department of Labor to promulgate an occupational safety or health standard on prevention of exposure to excessive heat. Excessive heat includes outdoor or indoor exposure to heat at levels that exceed the capacities of the body to maintain normal body functions and may cause heat-related injury, illness, or fatality.
In addition, the bill establishes requirements concerning (1) training and education to prevent and respond to heat illness, and (2) whistle-blower protections.