Heat Stress Causes

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Heat Stress Causes
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Heat stress is a serious concern in many workplaces. This course provides the information you will need to beat the heat and keep yourself and other workers safe.


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Heat Stress Causes

Training Time: 21 minutes (13 minutes video time, 8 minutes test time)

Heat stress is a serious concern in many workplaces. Every year heat stress affects thousands of people, and some die as a result. This course provides the information you’ll need to “beat the heat” and keep yourself and other workers safe.

You’ll learn about the different types of heat stress, from the least severe (heat rash) to the most severe (heat stroke). It will explain how the body reacts to heat, and the causes of heat stress. Finally, it will list some factors that affect how individuals tolerate heat.

Make the Most of Your Training

Each Convergence Training DVD includes a link to download and print quizzes designed to maximize the effectiveness of the course. Other helpful documents available via the download link include course leader guides, answer keys, and completion certificates. 

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Key Topics Covered in This Course

  • Causes of Heat Stress
  • How the body cools itself
  • Factors that affect the ability to tolerate heat
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Training Time: 21 minutes (13 minutes video time, 8 minutes test time)

 

Based on: Based on: • The General Duty Clause of the Occupational Safety and Health—Section 5(a)(1) • Materials from OSHA and state labor agencies on heat exposure • Current scientific and medical findings • Accepted best work practices for preventing heat exposure

 

Languages: Available in English and Spanish