Heat stress at work: must-knows for business owners

Every workplace is different and so there’s no law for maximum working temperature. However, the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations do require employers to provide a reasonable indoor temperature in the workplace; this depends on the work activity and the environmental conditions.

For businesses in construction and trades, the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations also require reasonable workplace temperatures for indoor areas of construction sites. When working outdoors, there must also be protection from adverse weather, as well as maintenance of site facilities at an appropriate temperature.

Get to grips with everything you need to know in our free guide, covering:

  • What heat stress is and the responsibilities of business owners;
  • Signs of heat stress;
  • What you need to do;
  • Key risk assessment considerations;
  • Top tips to reduce heat stress.

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