Heat Stress Awareness

Course Info

Many jobs require work in hot environments, both indoors & outdoors. Working in the heat & doing heavy physical work can affect the body’s cooling system. If the body gains heat faster than it can cool itself, the body’s temperature rises & heat stress occurs.

 

This introductory program has been designed to assist both employers & employees to meet their responsibilities under the regulations & to decrease the risk of heat stress at work.

Key Contents

  • Definition of heat stress & how it occurs

  • Personal risk factors that increase the risk of heat stress

  • How to recognize & care for heat disorder

  • Preventing heat stress through engineering & administrative controls & the use of personal protective equipment

Course Duration

  • 3 hours 

Language

  • English

Prerequisites

  • None

Certificate

  • The certificate will be given at the end of the course.

Campus

  • Surrey

Course Price

Please call for the course fee. There are no public courses scheduled at this time. Or please contact ProSafe at 604-585-7233 if you would like to book a group training course.

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Established in 1999, ProSafe First Aid is a leading employment training agency in BC, Canada with a focus on First Aid and Workplace Safety programs. 

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