With temperatures steadily rising, employers are being urged to implement a plan to prevent their workers from succumbing to heat stress and illness.
According to Employsure the current extreme weather conditions can cause serious problems for workers.
“Heat can reduce concentration, judgment and reaction time causing a potential increase in the risk of worker injury. These concerns are particularly relevant for those who work outdoors and in other hot environments such as tradies, building and construction workers, farming workers, postal workers, taxi, bus and truck drivers, manufacturing workers and more,” said Senior Employment Relations Adviser Isabella Zamorano.
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