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Heat: Working in Hot Environments

This course has been discontinued and is no longer available.
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Course Format
Video on Demand  Video On Demand
Product ID
efgrwihe_vod
Training Time ?
17 to 34 minutes
Language(s)
English
Video Format
Standard Definition Wide
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
6
Quiz Questions
16
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Technologies, Inc.
Original Content Producer
_Emergency Film Group
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Overview

This training course is useful for people who work in hot or humid work situations. First responders in their heavy protective gear, workers whose jobs are outside in the sun, and indoor workers in significantly heated environments are at risk for heat related injury. Any site putting a worker where the environment may be above their standard body temperature for a significant period of time is at risk.

This video describes the risks of various work environments likely to cause heat related injury. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states over 3,000 heat related injuries, including days lost from work are reported every year. They suspect many go unrecognized and unreported. This training course will help to educate workers on the signs and treatments for heat related injuries. It will also teach them how to limit their risk of heat injury.

By learning how to protect themselves from heat related injury, recognize heat related illness, and the proper ways to help someone suffering from a heat related injury, this course will help to ensure a safer working environment.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course
Audience

People who work in hot environments or wear heavy protective gear for work

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Understanding Heat
  • Types of Heat Injuries
  • Avoiding Heat Injuries
  • Managing Victims
  • Conclusion

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