• Nicky Frost

Managing your self-build during a heatwave

Updated: Aug 18

In the UK, we simply love to talk about the weather! Usually, we write articles to advise on laying foundations in bad weather, whether to pour concrete in the rain, managing flood risks on site etc. but the summer of 2022 has led us to talk about the recent hot spells we are all enduring and how best to manage your project during extreme temperatures.

Can it be too hot to work?

The legislation around working in hot weather as quite woolly, there’s no set maximum temperature for working outdoors in the UK, the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 require employers to provide a “reasonable” reasonable temperature for staff to work in and take action when necessary.

For working during a heatwave government guide