Heat Stress Awareness



Heat Stress Awareness

Heat Stress Awareness : It is easy to forget the danger that heat poses to the body, from sunburn and dehydration to heat stroke and death. Whether you work outside on hot days or in a foundry, mine, bakery, or any other hot or humid environment, the key to preventing excessive heat stress is knowing the hazards of working in heat and the benefits of implementing proper controls and work practices. You will learn about all of these in this training. Ideal learners include all employees.


What You Get

Official DOL OSHA card – shipped within 2 weeks

Who Should Take the Training?

Entry level workers

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Dynamic course design with engaging games and quizzes


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At your own pace, save progress as you go

Standards Covered

OSHA 29 CFR 1926


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is heat stress?

Heat stress occurs when the body is unable to cool itself effectively, leading to a rise in body temperature.

What are the symptoms of heat stress?

Symptoms can include excessive sweating, muscle cramps, headaches, dizziness, nausea, and fainting.

How can heat stress be prevented?

Wear loose, lightweight clothing, stay hydrated, take frequent breaks in cool areas, and use fans or air conditioning.

What are the regulations and guidelines for working in hot environments?

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other regulatory bodies establish guidelines for allowable exposure limits to heat and provide recommendations for protecting workers from heat stress.

What resources are available to help prevent heat stress?

Government websites, medical professionals, and safety organizations provide information and assistance on heat stress prevention and treatment.