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FAQ Topic: Worker Health and Safety

What is being done to guarantee worker health and safety?

Wildfire smoke and cleanup presents hazards that employers and workers in affected regions must understand. Smoke from wildfires contains chemicals, gases and fine particles that can harm health. Hazards continue even after fires have been extinguished and cleanup work begins. Proper protective equipment and training is required for worker safety in wildfire regions. Cal/OSHA encourages … Continued

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