Due to the summer period we remind you again this year of the basic guidelines of how to prevent problems on the company’s staff and consequently on its operations caused by a heat wave or high ambient temperatures.
The guidelines aim at informing workers on how to prevent heat stress and refer to the following three discrete work environments:
Finally, given that high ambient heat may affect everybody during the summer period, it was considered appropriate to include a leaflet with advices on heatstroke during the current COVID-19 period for the protection of the general population:
In addition, according to previous circulars of the Ministry of Labour which urges the local Labor Inspectorates (KEPEK) to increase inspections in all types of workplaces, both indoor and outdoor, where thermal stress is expected due to exposure of high levels of temperature, humidity and/or radiant heat. In any case, you may contact your Safety Officer and/or Occupational Physician, with the cooperation of which, these specific measures may be implemented.