Guide for managing the risks of working in heat


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This guide provides information on how to manage the risks associated with working in heat and what to do if a worker begins to suffer from a heat-related illness.

This guide is useful for employers in industries where workers could be at risk of heat related illnesses: 

  • transport  
  • postal and warehousing  
  • construction  
  • public administration 
  • safety industries 
  • protective services. 

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The work environment
Identify, assess and control hazards
Working in heat
Working in weather