39 COR 40-6782 [¶22,044R]
HEAT ILLNESS PREVENTION - PROVISION OF WATER
Cal. Code Regs, tit. 8, § 3395(c) (2012) - Employer failed to implement an effective means to replenish drinking water to firefighters when requiring them to climb 1000 feet up a steep grade to reach resupplied drinking water.
DEFENSES - INDEPENDENT EMPLOYEE ACTION
T he independent employee action defense (IEAD) did not apply because the firefighter suffering heat exhaustion was a supervisor.