Employee's guide - temperature

This section outlines what you can do if you think there is a problem with thermal comfort, heat stress, or cold stress in your workplace. It is important for you to report these problems to your management, union or other workplace representative. You may have to work with your management and fellow employees to get permission to take some of the steps below, but by working together it is more likely that suitable, long-term solutions can be found.

What can you do?

There are a number of things that you can do to improve thermal comfort in your workplace:

Although any of the actions outlined above may go some way to alleviating your thermal discomfort, there are also a number of things that your manager or employer could do to help further.
Talk to your manager, supervisor, union representative or employee representative about: