Heat Stress Prevention
Why This Course Is Essential
Heat stress occurs when the body cannot get rid of excess heat.
When this happens, the body’s core temperature rises and the heart rate increases. As the body continues to store heat, the person begins to lose concentration and has difficulty focusing on a task, may become irritable or sick, and often loses the desire to drink.
The next stage is most often fainting and even death if the person is not cooled down.
Factors that contribute to heat stress are high air temperatures, radiant heat sources, high humidity, direct physical contact with hot objects, and strenuous physical activities.
The objectives of the Heat Stress Prevention Course are:
- To understand understand what heat stress is
- To know how to identify the different stages of heat stress
- The control and prevention of heat stress
- How does heat stress affect the body
- How to avoid heat stress
This training program comes with a competency test at end of the course with a minimum pass rate of 70%
Who Benefits From This Course
Everyone! Heat stress is just not a work related condition, it can affect anyone exposed to working in the heat, not just the direct sunlight.
The world is changing quickly and businesses need employees with training, knowledge and skills in order to be competitive.
People who continually develop their professional skills or pursue higher education and training, are placing themselves at the forefront for career advancement opportunities in their future.
By giving yourself or your employees, the knowledge to perform your role safely at work, you will stay safe at work and go home safe, which makes the rest and play time in life, far more rewarding, whatever it is you love to do.
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER, EMPOWER YOURSELF TODAY!