Human adaptation to varying degree of heat stress receiving great attention in the last few decades. Scientific studies confirm that higher temperature can significantly impact on productivity and leads to stress, loss of concentration, and increased tiredness and that reality can become a health and safety issue especially for unwell and older workers in the workplace. The aim of our systematic review is to examine related ailments of heat exposure, when and why heat disorder (HD) occurs, also preventive measures, and first aid and emergency measures when HD is suspected. Nonetheless, guidance for management of working environment is discussed. We can conclude that organizations can do a great deal to be indwelt, creating a healthy workplace environment and promoting education and guidance toward welfare of employees.
Part of the book: Occupational Health and Safety