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Updated Jul 22, 2021

The heat is on...

With temperatures soaring in parts of the UK over the last couple of weeks, it is important to consider the risks of overheating when working in hot conditions so you can continue to work safely.

Is it too hot to work?

In short, there's no law for a maximum working temperature, or when it's too hot to work. 

There is however a legal requirement in offices and similar environments for the temperature to be "reasonable".

So, under the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations SI 1992/3004 and the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations (Northern Ireland) SR 1993/37,...

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