Heat Illness/Stress

Course: Heat Illness Prevention Training

Prerequisite:
 None

Course Summary: Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention is intended for employers in all industries that have employees working in California with the potential for exposure to heat illness and heat stress. This course is intended to familiarize individuals with the basics of Cal/OSHA's standard, titled Heat Illness Prevention, and found in Section 3395 of the Title 8 California Code of Regulations, as amended in April, 2015. 

Course Objective: The course is intended to familiarize individuals with the basics of heat stress awareness, symptoms, illnesses, preventive measures, and medical surveillance

Learning Objective: After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Recognize the potential consequences of heat illness
  • Recognize employer responsibilities for preventing heat illness, as required by the Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Standard, including the creation of a Heat Illness Prevention Plan and provistions for water and shade, acclimatization and training
  • Identify tips for preventing heat ilness.
  • Identify causes of heat stress and how the human body handles heat
  • Identify the types of characteristics of heat stress
  • Identify ways to prevent heat stress
Written Exam: Written exams will be provided at the end of the course. Incorrectly answered questions will be reviewed with the class as a whole to ensure understanding copmletion of the course. 

Documentation: Sign in sheets are reuqired to document the number of students that will receive a certificate of completion. Please allow up to 48 hours notice on classes greater than 30.
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