Submitted by Ben Clarke on Wednesday 10th February 2021
Published on Thursday 18th February 2021
Current status: Open
Open until: Wednesday 18th August 2021
Current Signatures: 12
(count is updated approximately hourly)
Set minimum working temperature requirements in law for all workplaces
The Government should set minimum working temperatures of all workplaces in law. As it currently stands a Code of Practice produced by HSE says that they should be a certain temperature, but I believe that there should be a legal minimum temperature of 16 degrees or over for all workplaces.
I’ve worked for 3 years now in a warehouse that isn’t heated and we as workers have to wear a large amount of layers to stay warm and it’s hard to work with your hands when they have no sensation in them. I believe workplaces should be required to heat these kinds of environments.
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