• Temperatures attained in some prison cells in Western Australia exposed prisoners to dangerous conditions (Read more)
  • Summer temperatures presented the most acute risk to prisoner health.
  • Dongas were inefficient at moderating temperatures (Read more)
  • The provision of air-conditioning in Departmental facilities was inconsistent and poorly correlated with risk (Read more)
  • The Department lacked adequate policies, guidelines or standards related to temperature control (Read more)
  • Recently built Departmental facilities have commendably placed a high emphasis on cell construction and design that is appropriate for the climate and ensures the maintenance of acceptable temperatures. In contrast, some older built facilities were ill-equipped to tolerate extreme temperatures (Read more)
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