This online course explains how heat affects the body, details the steps employees can take to prevent heat stress, and teaches elementary first aid that can be given to workers affected by heat-related illness.
Each year thousands of employees suffer the adverse effects of heat stress. Whether they work outdoors under the hot summer sun or indoors with equipment and machinery that give off high levels of heat, workers need to know how to recognize and prevent heat stress and other heat-related health problems.
Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text, and colorful graphics, Heat Stress provides topic-based lessons so information is easily understood and retained. Learners will be taught how heat affects the body, the steps they can take to prevent heat stress, and elementary first aid that can be given to a worker affected by heat-related illness.
- Situations leading to heat-related illnesses
- Heat stress, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke
- How the body reacts to heat
- Recognizing symptoms of heat stress
- Preventing heat-related illnesses
- First aid
- And more!
This course takes approximately 90 minutes to complete
A passing grade of 80% or higher required. Up to 3 attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course