Global Safety Principles: Heat Stress Recognition and Prevention


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Overview/Description
Exposure to high temperatures can be life-threatening. This course will discuss the effects of heat on your body, outline the risk factors for heat-related illnesses, and describe the associated treatments for each. This training will also explain several control measure techniques and safe work practices that you can use to prevent heat-related stresses. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by New Level Safety Limited, a professional services company specializing in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

Target Audience
All personnel that may be required to work in hot environments

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.3

Lesson Objectives

Global Safety Principles: Heat Stress Recognition and Prevention

  • recall the personal factors that may contribute to heat stress
  • identify the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses
  • identify first-aid treatments for heat-related illnesses
  • identify preventive measures to minimize heat stress
  • Course Number:
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