Are you ready for the heat?
Warmer than average temperatures are forecasted for the next 3 months in the Northern Territory. The Bureau of Meteorology says there is also an increased risk of heatwaves.
The following information will help Territory businesses and workers plan and get ready for the heat. Exposure to high temperatures and humidity can cause heat stress and other heat related problems at work.
Get expert advice
Dr Matt Brearley is delivering presentations on managing heat stress during National Safe Work Month. Dr Brearley is Australia's pre-eminent occupational heat stress consultant, conducting and applying research to guide industry practice.
These presentations are free, so registration is required.
Managing heat stress presentation
Monday 7 October
The Spinifex Room, DoubleTree by Hilton, 82 Barrett Drive, Alice Springs
1pm-2.30pm | Register to attend
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