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OSHA Heat Illness Prevention for Workers

    OSHA Heat Illness Prevention for Workers

    Course updated September, 2015

    Course Overview

    This OSHA Heat Illness Prevention course for Workers is intended for workers in all industries, including Construction, Manufacturing, Agricultural, Transportation and General Industry who have the potential for exposure to heat illness in their workplace. This course will familiarize the student with the basics of heat illness, its symptoms and ways it can be prevented.

    OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Earns 0.1 CEU

    Upon successful completion of the course, each student will get a ClickSafety Certificate of Completion that will show the 0.1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) and 1 Contact Hour received for this course. ClickSafety is an authorized provider of IACET CEUs.

    Intended Audience

    This ClickSafety OSHA Heat Illness Prevention training course is intended for all workers who are potentially exposed to heat illness and stress during their job.

    • Construction Workers
    • General Industry Workers
    • Manufacturing Workers
    • DOT/Transportation Workers
    • Agricultural Workers

    Note: This course is based on Federal OSHA regulations for employees who do NOT work in the state of California. For those working in California, please see the ClickSafety course designed and based on State of California OSHA regulations: Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention for Workers.

    Course Based On

    While there are no specific federal standards for heat illness prevention, the OSHA General Duty Clause (OSH Act of 1975 Sec. 5. Duties) mandates the each employer should provide a place of employment free of recognized hazards that could result in harm or death including those caused by heat illness.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:

    1. Define Heat Illness
    2. Recognize the Causes of Heat Illness
    3. Recognize the Symptoms of Heat Illness
    4. Identify Ways to Prevent Heat Illness
    5. Recognize High Heat Procedures, including How to Respond to a Heat Illness Emergency

    Course Topics

    Following a brief introduction, the course will address heat illness in the following topics:

    • Heat Illness Background and Case Studies
    • Heat Illness Symptoms
    • Water, Rest and Shade

    INDUSTRY TERMS

    • OSHA
    • Heat Illness
    • Provision of Water
    • Access to Shade
    • Acclimatization
    • High Heat Procedures
    • Buddy System

    Features and Benefits

    ClickSafety's OSHA Heat Illness Prevention for Workers course instructs workers in general industries about the signs of heat illness and how to prevent heat-related injuries.

    • Provides workers with important safety tips for recognizing and preventing heat illness, as mandated by the OSHA Act of 1975 Sec.5. Duties, also referred to as the General Duty clause
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080