Heat stroke is a serious side effect of heat stress and attributes to at least 300 deaths per year. If you are exposed to heat in your work environment—for example, if you work outside—the risk of heat stress illness and injury needs serious attention. This online Heat Stress course will help increase your awareness of the causes and impact of heat stress and will help you identify strategies and equipment to help prevent injury.
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
Identify heat stress hazards that can exist on the job
Identify the nature, symptoms, and treatment of heat stress
Recognize the precautions for protecting against heat stress