Heat Stress Prevention & Response
Working in a hot environment can have a harmful effect on workers who do not take the proper safety precautions. To ensure the safety of everyone on the job site, it’s important for workers to be aware of the health effects associated with heat stress.
This program explains the risk factors and injuries that are associated with excessive heat, as well as preventative measures workers can take to protect themselves and other crewmembers. Length: 19 minutes
- Recognizing the signs and symptoms that can indicate heat exhaustion and heat stroke
- Explaining how to prevent heat-related medical conditions from becoming life-threatening
- Planning what measures you can take on the job every day to ensure safety during even the hottest times of the year