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Date PostedFebruary 8, 2016

Safety Warning Issued about Heat Stress

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Source: www.scpr.org

WorkSafe WA has alerted businesses to the fact that Summer and the hot days accompanying it have not yet come to an end, so workers need to be protected from heat stress or worse, heat stroke which can be fatal.

High temperatures can be expected which could place both outdoor and indoor workers at risk, and employers need to be prepared.

Practicing good workplace health and safety can help keep workers safe. Employers and workers should work together. Employers should provide the necessary training, supervision and controls to avoid heat stress and employees need to ensure they abide by good WH&S practices, as their training and instruction from employers mandates.

Read more http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/02/worksafe-wa-issues-heat-stress-warning/#.VreHdPl97IU

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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