Heat Stress / Heat Illness for Construction

Course ID: MOOD42
Level: Intermediate
Duration: 0 Hours 20 Minutes
Language: English

The Heat Stress/Heat Illness for Construction online safety training is an intermediate-level course focusing on anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling heat stress hazards. Throughout this course, participants will learn not only the definition of heat stress, but also how to prevent related injuries and illnesses on the job site. Participants will also learn applicable OSHA heat stress guidelines so that individuals are more prepared to handle heat stress emergencies.

ClickSafety’s Heat Stress/Heat Illness for Construction online course provides participants with a thorough background regarding heat stress awareness, symptoms, illnesses, and more. Upon completing the course, participants will be better prepared to not only understand OSHA’s safety guidelines, but also how to recognize and react in the event of a heat stress situation. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Introduction to heat stress
  • Elements of heat stress/heat illness
  • Definition of heat stress
  • Potential effects of heat stress/illness
  • Heat stress prevention
  • Medical issues in relation to heat stress

Specific industry terms addressed within the course include the following:

  • Heat syncope
  • Prickly heat
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • OSHA
  • Engineering controls
  • General duty clause
  • American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)

The Heat Stress/Heat Illness for Construction online course is important for all workers on the construction worksite. This course is specifically beneficial for the following:

  • Construction workers
  • Construction managers
  • Construction supervisors

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

ClickSafety’s Heat Stress/Heat Illness for Construction online course will better prepare participants to better understand and react to potential heat illness-related hazards on the construction worksite. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to be:

  • Well-versed in OSHA heat stress protocols, as well as other related safety guidelines
  • Aware of the causes of heat stress in the workplace and what one can do to prevent them from occurring
  • Prepared to recognize the signs and symptoms of a heat stress/heat illness event
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