Heat Stress / Heat Illness For Construction

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Heat Stress_Heat Illness for Construction Course

Heat Stress / Heat Illness For Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 20 Minutes

Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

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.

Exceed Safety’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)

Who is this Course for?

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

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’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

In Person Training

Our in-person training is taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Participants can expect to be engaged with the material being taught. We strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Because our instructors are so experienced, they can answer most questions quickly and in-depth. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.  We have also partnered with ClickSafety to provide a wide variety of interactive online courses to meet the needs of all our clients.