Safe Work Procedure for Work Involving Heat Stress Hazards – Access to Shade
Safe work procedures to ensure worker access to shade in dangerously hot outdoor weather.
Implementing safe work procedures for work involving exposure to extreme heat is one of the most effective measures you can use to protect workers from heat stress. Here’s a Model Safe Work Procedure for ensuring workers engaged in hot work outdoors have access to shade that you can adapt for your own workplace. The policy can also be adapted for interior cool zones or shelters for indoor work.