Woman Suffers Heat Exhaustion In 99 Cents Only Store With No AC, Chain Cohn Clark Attorney Explains

As Kern County hit triple digits, the air conditioning stopped working at a 99 Cents Only Store on Olive Drive in Bakersfield, leading to extreme heat inside the workplace. As a result, one of the employees suffered from heat exhaustion and required medical aid, KGET-17 News reports. Chain | Cohn | Clark work injury attorney Beatriz Trejo explained that while there are no official regulations on indoor workplace temperatures in California, employees have rights and may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if they suffer injuries related to their work, including heat-related illnesses.