Heat can be deadly! All the Canadian Provinces have the requirement that the employer take reasonable precautions for the safety of the worker. And workers across Canada have the right to refuse unsafe work. If you feel faint, lightheaded, uncoordinated or ill at any time let your boss know and rest in a cool airconditioned area if possible.
How Do I Prevent Heat Stroke? When the weather first turns hot is the worst time for heat stroke. Your body will not be used to the heat, and you may not remember how important it is to keep cool. Avoid working in hot areas and full sun in the hottest part of the day….