Heat Stress at Work

Aims:
To consider the dangers associated with working in a hot and humid environment and to identify risk reduction techniques.

Who will benefit from this course:
Employees, the self-employed, and particularly persons who are required to work in hot and or humid environments.

Course Modules:

■Introduction - (5 mins) - Looks at the different factors which can lead to heat stress.
■Workers at Risk (5 mins) - Considers the working environments where heat stress is likely to be a problem.
■Causes of Heat Stress (5 mins) - Explains the causes and symptoms of heat stress.
■Effects of Heat Stress (10 mins) - Looks at the five forms of heat stress; heat rash, fainting, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
■Preventing Heat Stress (5 mins) - What you can do to reduce the risk.
■Risk Assessment (5 mins) - What a heat stress risk assessment will need to consider.
■Self Test (10 mins) - The self-test presents 15 questions covering modules 1 to 6.
Results are stored for later retrieval by training supervisors.
The average course completion time is:
45 minutes.

Guide Price: 48.00 /an/employee + vat

Delivery: Distance
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