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Sun and Other Outdoor Hazards for Construction

    Sun and Other Outdoor Hazards for Construction

    Course Overview

    In this intermediate online safety course, we will focus on the hazards of working in the sun and other outdoor hazards, according to OSHA standards. This online course focuses on minimizing the risk of exposure and the potential for injury and illness and will enable you to recognize, evaluate and control outdoor hazards. The course references OSHA, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 

    Intended Audience

    ClickSafety’s Sun and Other Outdoor Hazards online safety course is designed for workers, supervisors and managers who work outdoors and others that are involved with safety and health practices for employees that work outdoors.

    • General Industry Workers
    • Construction Workers
    • Marine Workers
    • Road Construction Workers
    • Outdoor Maintenance Personnel

    Learning Objectives

    You will review real life case studies and lessons learned to illustrate the need for compliance with OSHA requirements and industrial best practices. This online safety course offers ways to recognize hazards and shows you what can be done to minimize the risk of exposure, injury and illness. When finished, we’ll have provided you with the knowledge to better recognize, evaluate and control the risks of exposure to outdoor hazards.

    Course Topics

    • Overview of Sun and Outdoor Hazards
    • Sun Hazards
    • Heat Stress
    • Cold Stress
    • Toxic Plants
    • Insects
    • Reptiles and Mammals
    • Hantavirus
    • Lyme Disease
    • West Nile Virus
    • Pesticides and Herbicides


    • OSHA
    • CDC
    • NIOSH
    • EPA

    Features and Benefits

    ClickSafety’s Sun and Other Outdoor Hazards online safety course offers guidance regarding exposure to outdoor hazards and shows you how to take the necessary precautions to prevent or minimize exposure. After taking this course and successfully completing it, you will be able to:

    • Identify the hazards workers may be exposed to when working outdoors
    • Understand what to do when you encounter outdoor hazards
    • Locate websites offering more information on outdoor hazards
    Burlington, MA 01803
    Call: 800.971.1080