A Review on Heat Stress Issues Among Workers at Automotive Service Centre
Keywords:Heat stress, service centre, automotive, maintenance workers, heat stroke
Heat stress is a common occupational hazard workers experience in industries requiring outdoor and indoor activities. This article reviews the risk exposure occurrence of heat stress at automotive service centres for indoor and outdoor settings. The review article aims to investigate the problems and propose solutions that can be implemented to alleviate the symptoms of heat stress experienced by workers at automotive service centres that specialise in repairing tyres. The causes and symptoms of heat stress, such as dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke, are discussed at the beginning of this review. Generally, workers in automotive service centres must contend with various industrial adversities, including exposure to hot environments, machinery, and radiant heat.