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Canberra Heatwave a Threat to Construction Workers

If you live in Canberra and noticed an increase in temperatures over the month of January, you’re right. According to meteorologists, temperatures in January are higher than usual for the month and the hottest day on record was 39.6 degrees.

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Summer Safety Tips for Outdoor Workers

Summer is finally here and while it’s a time for fun in the sun, for those of us who work predominantly outdoors, there is an increased risk of heat-related illnesses which we should prepare for. Heat stress and heat stroke

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Man dies working in the heat

The heat has claimed its first victim in Melbourne after a school gardener died on Wednesday. The man, a worker at Ivanhoe Girl’s Grammar School collapsed and died in the heat after warnings for people to careful as the temperatures

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Workers Death Linked to Heat Exposure

By eugeni_dodonov For those who think heat is not a risk to construction workers, the story of a 38 year old building worker who fell ill from heat stroke and died is a stark reminder of the true consequences of

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