What is Acclimatization?

Acclimatization (acclimation) –  an acclimatization program involves building up an employee’s tolerance to heat, by exposing employees to work in a hot environment for progressively longer periods.

Un-Acclimatized Workers are:

• Workers who have been ill.

• Workers who have been away from work for more than two weeks

• New workers

It takes two weeks for a person to become fully acclimatized. Limit the time for working in hot & humid working environment to: