(General and Construction Industry)
This course provides an overview of heat stress in working environments. Topics to be discussed include key definitions, causal factors, heat disorders, health effects, prevention, control, engineering controls, personal protective equipment, administrative controls, acclimatization, re-acclimating, work monitoring and training. At the end of this course, students should have a basic understanding of methods to prevent or minimize exposure to excessive heat in order to prevent heat stress. In addition, students will be able to recognize symptoms of heat stress along with tips on how to treat heat stress victims.
Certificates will only be provided to those who register and log into the system using the e-mail they registered with.
These live web training courses are free of charge and presented by N.C. Department of Labor OSH Division employees. All web courses are limited to 50 students. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions 24-36 hours prior to the day the class starts.
Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher and computer speakers required.
*Total class hours equal MESH credit time earned.
*This information can be used to supplement your site specific training materials but is not to be considered a substitute for your organization’s specific safety and health program or training materials.