hot weather

Feeling the heat? – Tips on heat stress

With temperatures beginning to rise this week in many parts of the UK, we revisit this article on tips for avoiding heat stress at work. Read More

The impact of climate change on occupational safety and health

Dr Karen McDonnell, Head of Global Relations at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), says that businesses need to act now to protect workers from the effects of climate change. Read More

Employers urged to respond to climate change and occupational risks as part of national day

Employers are being urged to respond to the impact of climate change on occupational safety and health as part of World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Read More

Don’t sweat it – Staying cool in PPE

Clair Weston, at uvex, offers some tips for staying safe and comfortable while using PPE this summer. Read More

Employers asked to help workers during hot weather

Employers need to act to make sure their workers are protected during periods of extreme hot weather this summer, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has said. Read More

Major incidents across UK puts strain on fire services – ‘Scale of these fires is set to continue’

The capital was one of 15 areas around the UK to declare a major incident with fires starting on a day which saw a record temperature of 40.3C (104.5F). Read More

TUC issues safety warning for outdoor workers during heatwave

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called for bosses to make sure outdoor workers are protected from the sun as temperatures are set to soar. Read More

Hot weather and outside workers

With the temperatures set to rise over the next few days in parts of the UK, the TUC is calling Read More

Asbestos – hot weather working

By Paul Clarke-Scholes of Clifford Devlin. When conducting asbestos removal within enclosures the effects hot weather may have on operatives Read More

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