The Biden administration will develop standards to protect people from extreme heat

The President instructed to carry out interdepartmental work to ensure safe working conditions.

U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday instructed his administration to find ways to protect people from extreme heat, in particular, through rules concerning working conditions.

In his statement, Biden noted that various ministries and bodies of the federal government will provide Americans with “safe and healthy working conditions, ensure cooling of homes and coordinate their actions with state and municipal authorities to increase their resilience and eliminate the consequences of this threat.”

The Department of Labor Protection of the Ministry of Labor will develop a process for creating standards for maintaining acceptable temperature conditions in the workplace.

Organizations for the protection of public health and environmental safety have called on the administration to develop mandatory standards for protecting people who work outside are exposed to extreme heat because, according to experts, the number of days with abnormally high temperatures will increase significantly due to climate change.

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