S.2751: Farmworker Smoke and Excessive Heat Protection Act of 2021

About This Bill

  • Introduced Sept. 15, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 15, 2021

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Bill Summary

Farmworker Smoke and Excessive Heat Protection Act of 2021 This bill provides protections for farmworkers from occupational exposures to wildfire smoke and excessive heat. Specifically, the bill establishes an initial occupational safety and health standard that requires agricultural operation employers to provide farmworkers with appropriate equipment to protect them from wildfire smoke (e.g., N95 masks or N100 masks) and excessive heat...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 15, 2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Sept. 15, 2021

Introduced in the Senate by Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.)

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