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Heat Hazards

Heat hazards in the workplace have the potential to cause serious illnesses, injuries, and even fatalities. Heat related problems can occur in a variety of work environments, not just in environments where the air temperature is high.

About the Course:

This program aims to increase people’s awareness of heat hazards in the workplace by identifying specific heat related hazards and examining a range of engineering and administrative controls, as well as individual behaviors, that can reduce the risk of heat related illnesses and injuries.

  • The program looks at:
  • How the body gets rid of heat
  • Causes of heat related illnesses and injuries
  • Specific heat related illnesses, such as:
    • Heat rash
    • Heat cramps
    • Heat collapse
    • Heat exhaustion
    • Heat stroke
  • The signs and symptoms of heat related illnesses
  • Basic first aid
  • Ways of preventing heat related illnesses and injuries

Who it’s for:

The program is designed to suit any work environment where heat may be a potential hazard, and provide people with a practical understanding of the types of control measures that can be implemented to reduce the health risks associated with heat hazards in the workplace.

Through increasing people’s awareness of heat hazards the risk of heat related illnesses and injuries can be reduced.

Video Running Time:
17 minutes

Course Contents

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Safety Training Video

On-demand safety video accompanied by supplemental material to form a complete safety video training program.

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Facilitator's Guide

Accompanying documentation includes facilitator’s framework, video transcript, exercises and a multiple-choice assessment questionnaire.

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Safety Assessment

Course includes a 10-part multiple-choice safety quiz. Participants can take the assessment as is, or the questions can be modified to suit your requirements.

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Course Certificate

Participants can print a completion certificate and training progress is stored centrally in Safetyhub to track your participant engagement KPI.

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