Sun and Other Outdoor Hazards for Construction

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 0 Hours 45 Minutes
Course ID: MOOD124
CEUs:
$35.00

The Sun and Other Outdoor Hazards for Construction online training from ClickSafety is an intermediate-level course designed to focus on the hazards of working in the sun, as well as additional outdoor hazards in accordance with OSHA standards. Participants can expect to focus on minimizing the risk of sun exposure, as well as the potential for injury and illness, which will enable individuals to recognize, evaluate, and control varying outdoor hazards. This course focuses on federal OSHA standards, as well as guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ClickSafety’s Sun and Other Outdoor Hazards for Construction online course provides real-life scenarios, case studies, and lessons learned to illustrate the need for compliance with OSHA requirements and industrial best practices. Participants can expect to learn to recognize, evaluate, and control risks in outdoor hazard scenarios. Specific course topics include the following:

  • 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

Specific industry terms addressed within the course include the following:

  • OSHA
  • CDC
  • NIOSH
  • EPA

The Sun and Other Outdoor Hazards for Construction is specifically geared towards those working in an outdoor construction setting and who are responsible for the safety and health practices of those working outdoors. Individuals who will specifically benefit from this course include the following:

  • Construction workers
  • Construction managers
  • Construction foremen
  • 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 Sun and Other Outdoor Hazards for Construction offers specific guidance regarding exposure to outdoor hazards and sun risks, as well as how to mitigate risk in the construction work sector. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Know how to identify the hazards workers may be exposed to when working outdoors
  • Understand what to do when encountering outdoor hazards
  • Be able to locate website that offer additional information regarding outdoor hazards
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