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Working in Hot Weather

Racing in Hot Weather

Refer to the following Racing NSW Racing in Hot Weather Policy;

Working in Hot Weather

Working in hot weather and/or extreme heat can impact people working in both indoor and outdoor environments.

PCBU's must manage the risks of sun-related disease and injury, including by:

  • working indoors (where possible)
  • scheduling work during off-peak temperature hours or shorter shifts with frequent rest breaks
  • providing shade and shelter, and
  • using sun protective clothing, hats, sunglasses and sunscreen.

Racing Industry employers could refer to the following SafeWork tips and resources for managing heat conditions in the workplace;

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