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Heat Stress In Construction Environments

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Becoming over-heated is a natural risk for construction workers who physically work outdoors in extreme heat or cold or inside a building with no airflow. This course shows workers how heat and the body’s cooling system can trigger heat-related illnesses such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. All of which can lead to serious health conditions which can damage the internal organs, including the brain, and can even be fatal.

Through this course, workers learn how to prepare for working in adverse environments, how to recognize and mitigate the initial symptoms of over-heating, and what to do in the event heat-related illnesses accelerate causing further physical harm.

Use this course to teach your team how to recognize the signs of heat stress and how to prevent and treat the symptoms before they become a threat to one’s health and well-being.

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 30 days to complete the course

Building and construction workers who perform physical work in extreme climates and environments

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Heat And The Body’s Cooling System
  • Heat Related Illnesses
  • Treating Heat Related Illnesses
  • Preparing To Work In Hot Environments
  • Conclusion

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