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Cut inspection time by 50% Uncover more issues and solve them 4x faster Select from over 4000 expert-proofed templates Risk Assessment Sun and Heat Protection Sun Protection Is the current UV index available (e.g. via weather app, Internet, TV, radio) Yes No Have the employees been instructed about the risk of UV radiation and the measures defined for it? Yes No Is working in the blazing sun avoided if possible? (Shift work to the shade, if necessary provide artificial shade for the workplaces by means of awnings, sun roof). Yes No Are the working hours adapted to the special conditions? (e.g. shifting the start of work to the morning hours) Yes No Are shady places or covered facilities available for breaks? Yes No Do you wear light clothing that protects against the sun and allows sweat to evaporate? Yes No Is a helmet with a neckerchief or a suitable headgear worn? Yes No Are suitable UV-protective goggles worn in strong sunlight? Yes No Is a suitable UV protection agent applied to the exposed parts of the body? (Lichtschutzfaktor≥30) Yes No Heat Protection Are expected heat loads found out (e.g. through weather app, Internet, TV, radio) and taken into account in the work planning? Yes No Have the employees been instructed about the risk of heat and the measures defined for it? Yes No Is the heating of driver's cabs (e.g. cranes, earth-moving machines) by direct sunlight avoided? (e.g. air conditioning Yes No Are very heavy jobs postponed until the early morning hours? Yes No Are suitable (non-alcoholic, low-calorie) drinks available on site in sufficient quantities? Yes No Are regular drinking breaks possible and ensured? Yes No Do the employees watch out for signs of heat illness in themselves and their colleagues? (e.g. weakness, dizziness, nausea) Yes No Is a "heat acclimatisation phase" ensured for new employees? Yes No
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