71 - Heat is a Hazard

Heat is a Hazard

Safety Alert No. 71

Working in heat can be hazardous and can cause harm to workers. Heat is a hazard and should be risk assessed like any other workplace hazard. Heat stress occurs when the body cannot cool itself enough to maintain a healthy temperature.

How to avoid heat illness:


For further information regarding this Safety Alert, please contact EGT on (08) 6241 6100 or contact your Field Officer.