Too Hot to Work - Workplace Temperatures

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 17 November 2022
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered: Health & Safety

If we move on to our workplace temperatures, we do have a question in on it already. So we've got someone who's been asked to provide sunscreen for employees. I suppose that really goes down to where do you work? If you're in the office, probably not a great argument to be had, but if you're on a building site, possibly.

Seamus: Well, that's it. The basics around workplace temperatures, the applicable legislation is the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993. And they deal with regulations for indoor temperatures and for working inside buildings.

In relation to outdoor working, there isn't coverage within those regulations for outdoor working. But

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Seamus McGranaghan
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