Heat Related Illness

Description

This course is designed to help workers to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control heat stress hazards. In this course, we will teach you the definition of heat stress and how to prevent injuries and illnesses on the job site. You will also learn OSHA’s heat stress guidelines so that you can be prepared to handle heat stress emergencies. Washington State requires HRI to be covered May 1st through September 30th, yearly.

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to Heat Stress

  • General Elements of Heat Stress

  • Defining Heat Stress

  • Additional Effects

  • Heat Stress Prevention

  • Medical Issues

 
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Class Duration: part of CPR training

Certification: Wallet Card

Validation: 1 year

Class size: 40

Special group rates available

Classes available in English and Spanish