In the last 10 years from 2008-09 to 2017-18p, there were 1,360 workers’ compensation claims resulting from working in heat.
1,235 of these claims were from working in the sun -
- 750 of these claims were cancer-related
- 140 of these were claims regarding heat stroke or heat stress
- 40 of these were claims regarding heat stroke or heat stress
Download our infographic: working in heat and Guide for managing the risks of working in heat or visit our working in heat web page for information on how to identify and address heat-related hazards.
Contact your regulator for guidelines specific to your jurisdiction.