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Heat Stress / Heat Illness for Construction

    Heat Stress / Heat Illness for Construction

    Course Overview

    Heat Stress / Illness for Construction is an intermediate online safety course that focuses on anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and controlling heat stress hazards. In this course, we will teach you the definition of heat stress and how to prevent injuries and illnesses on the job site. You will also learn OSHA’s heat stress guidelines so that you can be prepared to handle heat stress emergencies. 

    Intended Audience

    This Heat Stress online course is important for all construction workers, including:

    • Construction Supervisors
    • Construction Managers
    • Construction Workers

    Learning Objectives

    ClickSafety’s Heat Stress course will provide you with the basics of heat stress awareness, symptoms, illnesses, preventative measures and medical surveillance. When finished, you will have a better understanding of OSHA’s safety guidelines so that you are better prepared to recognize and prevent heat stress situations.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Heat Stress
    • General Elements of Heat Stress
    • Defining Heat Stress
    • Additional Effects
    • Heat Stress Prevention
    • Medical Issues


    • Heat Syncope
    • Prickly Heat
    • PPE
    • OSHA
    • Engineering Controls
    • General Duty Clause
    • ACGIH

    Features and Benefits

    By taking ClickSafety's Heat Stress online safety course, you will be better prepared to recognize, evaluate and control heat stress hazards. Upon successful completion of this course, you will:

    • Be well-versed in OSHA heat stress protocols, as well as other safety guidelines
    • Know the causes of heat stress in the workplace and what you can do to prevent it from occurring
    • Know how to recognize heat stress signs and symptoms

    Burlington, MA 01803
    Call: 800.971.1080