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Heat Stress

Heat Stress

Duration: 45 Minutes
  
Overview:
Designed to educate the employee on the stresses applied to their body as a result of working in high temperature/ high humidity situations, along with the protective and preventative measures, which should be used during this exposure period. Learning
 
Objectives:
 • The physical effects of high temperatures and high humidity;
 • How to recognize heat stress-related ailments in the employee and their co-workers;
 • Treatment procedures of heat overexposure situations;
 • The importance of proper hydration; and
 • Other biological and health factors that can contribute to heat stress.
 
 
Participant Profile:  
Any employee who works outside during high temperature seasons.