heat wave workplace safety

Southern Europe is currently enduring unprecedented heatwaves with Sardinia recording a temperature of 47C, whilst the Greek island of Rhodes has been dealing with the largest wildfire evacuation in its history. Whilst these conditions are less common in northern parts of Europe, increasing incidents of extreme weather conditions are likely to be a regular feature of everyday people’s lives, as climate change makes its mark around the world.

For responsible business owners, this means making various adaptions to your way of working, your duty of care to your employees, and your healthy & safety policies.

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