A DIABETIC Domino's worker says he has been left with heat stroke after claiming the store's air conditioning has been turned OFF during the heatwave.

Domino’s employee Mark Gardener said staff at the Bromsgrove High Street store have been working around ovens and furnaces without air conditioning for two months.

The 27-year-old, who has type 1 diabetes and development problems, said the soaring summer temperatures have been unbearable, leading to complaints to the manager.

Mr Gardener was sent home on Saturday with heat stroke, complaining of feeling dizzy, nauseous, and vomiting.

He said: “The people above my store manager have been really tight about what is going on such as the air conditioning. They have had it off for two months.

“When they told us they were getting rid of it, we all just gave out a massive sigh. There is nothing we can do.

“My store manager has been fighting for us to have it back on.

“We have had floor fans put in but they don’t push out cold air.

“It is affecting my health and on Saturday I had heat stroke. I came back as I was feeling dizzy and nauseous. I was sick as well when I came back.

“We have all told our manager about it. He has been great and understanding but he said there is nothing he can do about it.

“We just want them to turn the air conditioning on and be aware of health risks in this heat.”

Dad Marcus, whose second son also works at the store and has complained about the issue, said the situation was “ridiculous”.

He said: “When Mark phoned on Saturday he was in a right mess.

“I was disgusted and shocked. We’re in the middle of a heat wave.

“He has type 1 diabetes which means he does not have the same defences as others.

“It is ridiculous in this heat.”

Rhiannon Berriman, a spokesman for Domino’s, said the store has measures to combat the heat and ensure staff safety is protected.

She said: “We take careful steps to ensure our team members’ wellbeing particularly in warm weather, providing cold drinks and refreshment breaks throughout the day.

“The store in question has air conditioning and additional coolers are provided during warmer weather.

“Upon hearing a colleague felt unwell, we immediately sent them home and we’ve taken the opportunity to remind our store team the coolers provided should always be used during warmer periods.”