Stress issues related to excessive heat in the workplace can lead to problems with fatigue and illness, among potential others. In Australia, the sun can be an obvious cause and factor of heat stress, but there can be numerous others as well, such as the nature of the work involved, the measured room temperature of the workplace environment, and the standard workplace practices. Heat stress can present itself in many ways, including heat stroke and fatigue, both of which can impair an employee’s ability to think clearly and put them at risk of otherwise avoidable injury. If your workplace could do with a thorough heat stress test to ensure the health and wellbeing of your employees, call on the expertise of AMCOSH today.
When you choose AMCOSH for heat stress testing, you’ll soon be able to reap the rewards that come from providing a comfortable, employee-friendly workplace. Heat stress assessments typically consist of a site inspection and assessment, during which we’ll identify any potential heat stress risks such as:
Following the heat stress test, we’ll provide measurement and assessment of any present risks and offer management recommendations as well as any necessary training to rectify or improve conditions. The benefits to the business will include improved worker safety, increased productivity, and a gaining back of time lost to employee heat-related injury or illness.
Need more information? Contact Melbourne’s premier heat stress assessment consultants at AMCOSH today.