Overview & Objectives
The OSHA Heat Illness Prevention for Workers for General Industry online training from Exceed Safety is an intermediate-level training designed for workers and managers in all industries who may have or have the potential for exposure to heat illness and injury in the workplace. The course is designed to familiarize participants with the basics of heat illness, its symptoms, and how to mitigate risks and the potential for injury.
NOTICE: There are no specific federal standards for heat illness prevention, but the OSHA General Duty Clause (OSH Act of 1975 Sec.5 Duties) mandates that each employer provides a place of employment free from all recognized hazards, including risks associated with heat illness.
Exceed Safety’s OSHA Heat Illness Prevention for Workers for General Industry online training is designed to teach participants the proper definitions, causes, symptoms, and ways to mitigate risks associated with heat in the workplace. Specific course topics include the following:
- Introduction to heat stress
- Heat illness, background, and associated case studies
- Heat illness symptoms
- The need for water, rest, and shade
Specific industry terms addressed within the course include the following:
- Heat illness
- Provision of water
- Access to shade
- High heat procedures
- Buddy system
Who Is This Course For?
The OSHA Heat Illness Prevention for Workers for General Industry is ideal for workers and managers of all industries who may be exposed to heat stress or illness on the job. This course is specifically beneficial for the following industries:
- Warehousing & distribution
- Retail services
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.
Features & Benefits
Exceed Safety’s OSHA Heat Illness Prevention for Workers for General Industry online training provides workers from all industries with the knowledge of the signs, symptoms, and preventative techniques for heat-related stressors and illness. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:
- Know the definition of heat illness
- Recognize the causes of heat illness
- Recognize the symptoms of heat illness
- Identify ways to prevent heat illness
- Recognize high heat procedures, as well as how to respond to a heat illness emergency
All course participants must complete the full course to receive 0.1 CEU credits. Participants must achieve a score of 70% at each knowledge checkpoint and fill out the course evaluation to receive his or her certificate of completion. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a course completion certificate showing the CEUs earned that may be printed at any time.