Heat Stress Awareness
Many jobs require work in hot environments, both indoors & outdoors. Working in the heat & doing heavy physical work can affect the body’s cooling system. If the body gains heat faster than it can cool itself, the body’s temperature rises & heat stress occurs. This introductory program has been designed to assist both employers & employees to meet their responsibilities under the regulations & to decrease the risk of heat stress at work.
• Definition of heat stress & how it occurs
• Personal risk factors that increase the risk of heat stress
• How to recognize & care for heat disorder
• Preventing heat stress through engineering & administrative controls & the use
of personal protective equipment
This is a 3 hour program.
There is no previous training required for this course.
Participation certificate will be given at end of the course.
Please call for course fee. There are no public courses scheduled at this time.
Please contact ProSafe at 604-585-7233 if you would like to book a group