Heat Stress Management
Don’t let Heat Stress overwhelm your
staff and affect productivity
Heat stress causes increased blood flow to the skin, which allows release of heat. Blood is diverted to the muscles if physical work is being performed, resulting in a lower release of heat through the skin.
Heat stress in the workplace can affect both the physical well-being of your employees and the productivity of your business. It occurs when the body is unable to cope adequately when working in heat and can result in a number of unpleasant medical conditions including:
Lots of different workplaces can be susceptible to heat stress including:
We can measure and assess potential heat stress in the workplace by looking at things such as humidity, radiant temperature, clothing and wet bulb globe temperature. Following this we can recommend risk control measures that may include:
JTA’s team of specialists service all Australian cities including Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin and Hobart, also now servicing New Zealand.
We are really proud of our history and experience in providing
health, safety and noise solutions, and feel that our statistics speak for themselves
Occupational Exposure Assessments
OHS Training Solutions
JTA produced an Occupational Hygiene strategic level plan for the Army charting the way forward for the next five years which was very well received.
Department of Defence
This project has allowed information and verification of potential health hazards to be gathered. This further enhances our knowledge and supports our continuous improvement philosophy.
Mobil Altona Refinery
JTA has been fantastic at learning our business, challenging our practices and working with us to come up with improved solutions. We are looking forward to many more successful projects.
Thank you for conducting the WorkHealth Checks. It was a very worthwhile process and staff appreciated the fact that we translated into real action, a free health and well-being service and initiative that showed care for their welfare.
Glenhuntly Primary School
The Noise Awareness Training was an eye opener. The presenter showed us great tricks on how to wear our PPE properly, explaining that hearing loss is serious and irreversible, causing other health issues. We really enjoyed it, and already see a positive workplace behaviour change.
R.S Conell & Sons Pty Ltd
On site Audiometric assessments were undertaken extremely proficiently and professionally by JTA. All tests were conducted in an efficient and courteous manner, with test results being provided to all attendees on the day and minimal impact on the daily production schedule.