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Heat Stress: Real Accidents, Real Stories

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Product ID
wumbhsrr_vod
Training Time ?
15 to 30 minutes
Language(s)
English
Video Format
Standard Definition Wide
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
4
Quiz Questions
15
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Training Content Network
Original Content Producer
Wumbus
Overview

As a worker's body temperatures rises, so does the risk for workplace injury. Heat stress can affect any of your employees, whether working inside or outdoors. The dangers of overheating can quickly escalate from cramps and exhaustion to full blown heat stroke - which kills 20% of its victims regardless of their age or health.

Do you know what your workers should wear and drink to maximize their body's ability to cool? This training course helps workers recognize the signs of heat stress and understand how to safely work under hot conditions.

This online training highlights the key signs of heat stress and preventative measures. You see two real life examples of heat stress incidents on the job and learn what could have been done to avoid a workplace injury or accident. The contents of this course include real facts, real advice, and real examples to help you create a safer work environment and heat safety-conscious workforce.

Audience

All workers in warm working environments, both indoors and outdoors.

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Reducing the Risk of Heat Stress
  • Dry Heat and Humid Heat
  • Two Real Stories, One Common Theme

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