What is the law around air conditioning systems?

Last updated: 04 Mar 2020

During the summer, Prospect often receives reports from members who are sweltering in the heat because the air conditioning system in their workplace has broken down.

The WHSWR states that “equipment, devices and systems” – which will include air conditioning systems – must be “maintained … in an efficient state, in efficient working order and in good repair” and be “subject to a suitable system of maintenance”.

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