Can my employer make me work when it’s too hot/cold in my workplace?

Published 12/18/2007 09:41 AM   |    Updated 12/18/2007 09:41 AM

Can my employer make me work when it’s too hot/cold in my workplace?

Generally speaking, yes.  There are no regulations dealing specifically with working in hot or cold environments.  In certain extreme cases, the employer may be subject to citation under the General Duty clause.

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