Drinking caffeinated and sugary drinks while working in hot weather may lead to kidney disease, according to new research.
With temperatures steadily rising, employers are being urged to implement a plan to prevent their workers from succumbing to heat stress and illness.
A video series about working safely in the heat will be released by Safe Work Australia over the coming weeks.
What options do managers have for protecting their workers from heat-related illnesses?
The Immersion Cooling Equipment (ICE) System manufactured by First Line Technology is a lightweight and portable heat stress prevention unit.
Every workplace has its risks, from a bookshop to a building site.
A new working in heat safety guide has been released by Safe Work Australia.
The ZOLL AED 3 and ZOLL AED 3 BLS (basic life support) automated external defibrillators now feature RapidShock analysis technology, which decreases heart analysis time and pauses in chest compressions.
The impact of heat stress will be monitored at the McArthur River Mine in order to improve the safety of workers.
Enforcing a maximum temperature for safe work is not sufficient on its own to prevent heat stress and dehydration risks, according to Safe Work Australia.
A safety manager working on a major construction project in the north-west of Western Australia has stressed the importance of worker hydration, heat stress management and education.
Designed specifically for professional rescuers, the ZOLL AED 3 BLS basic life support is suitable for cardiac arrest patients.
Sqwincher has developed a range of low-cost, portable electrolyte hydration sachets, designed to ensure that workers are properly hydrated.
The ZOLL AED 3 automated external defibrillator (AED) is designed to provide an easy-to-use support for rescuers treating a victim of cardiac arrest.
Factories, warehouses and distribution centres are frequently plagued by hot, stagnant air. One simple, cost-effective solution can be the installation of one or more high-volume, low-speed (HVLS) industrial ceiling fans.