Heat Stress

Exposure to extreme heat can result in occupational illnesses and injuries. This course explains what heat stress is, who is at risk of heat stress, the effects of heat stress on an individual, and the measures workers can take to reduce the likelihood of injuring themselves due to heat stress. Topics in this course include: Natural Cooling Methods, Effects of Heat Stress, Heat Stress Dynamics, Engineering Controls, and Work Practice Controls. After completing this course, learners will be able to recognize the definition of heat stress, the hazards associated with it, and ways to treat and prevent it.

After this course learners will be able to recognize the definition of heat stress. recognize what causes heat stress. recognize the health hazards associated with heat stress. recognize how to prevent heat stress.