The warmer months are now upon us and with the hot weather comes an increased risk of heat-related illnesses such as heat stress and heat stroke occurring.
Did you know!
- Workers in extremely hot environments can lose up to a litre of fluid every hour
- Heatstroke is fatal in up to 80% of cases
- Heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster
- The hottest recorded temperature in Australia is 50.7 degrees celsius, set in Oodnadatta in South Australia in January 1960
Our top tips for beating the heat this summer
OHS Documents to Help You Manage The Risks
Reduce the risk of injury and sun damage during the warmer months! View our sun and heat stress related safety management products: