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Sun Safety

Keeping Workers Safe in the Heat

The hot Texas summer requires increased efforts from employers to prevent heat-related illnesses and deaths. These resources can help you provide the training and support your employees need to stay safe from the summer heat.

Free Revised Safety Publications

Revised Free Safety Publications Available

DWC Workplace Safety has published the following updated safety publications:

  • Extension Cord Safety Fact Sheet (Hoja Informativa para la Seguridad con las Extensiones Eléctricas) (Spanish)
  • Fluid Replacement Fact Sheet (English)
  • Heat Illness and Injury Prevention Fact Sheet (English)
  • Heat Stress Safety Training Program (English)
  • Ladder Safety Take 5 (La Seguridad con las Escaleras) (Spanish)
  • Lifting Safety – Take 5 for Safety (Seguridad al Levantar Objetos) (Spanish)
  • Poison Ivy, Oak, & Sumac Fact Sheet (English)
  • Sun Safety – Take 5 for Safety (English)
  • Vehicle Backing Safety Fact Sheet (Hoja Informativa Sobre la Seguridad al Momento de Retroceder un Vehículo) (Spanish)
  • Working Outdoors Fact Sheet (English)

The complete list of free publications for download is on the TDI website.


ASSE Conference in Austin, September 13-15, 2021

The American Society of Safety Professionals holds their Safety 2021 Professional Development Conference and Exposition, both in person and online.

Free OSHA Consultations

Free OSHA Safety Consultations Onsite or Online by Email, Text, and Phone

No matter what your needs or challenges are, the Texas OSHA Consultation Program (OSHCON) has safety and health resources to help your business.

OSHCON consultations are both free and confidential. They are offered:

  • in-person at your jobsite
  • by video conferencing
  • by email
  • by text
  • by phone

We can help you find, reduce, and remove safety and health hazards, and understand OSHA standards.

OSHCON also provides:

  • training;
  • help with safety and health programs; and
  • free safety training materials and publications.

Need COVID-19 guidance?

  • Find the COVID-19 risk exposure level for your employees.
  • Enhance your respiratory protection program.
  • Get help to create or update an emergency preparedness plan for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

Check out the OSHCON webpage, or contact us: