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Heat Stress

Heat Stress Training Kit

Course Description

Heat is a threat every employer must deal with annually. The employee must get acclimated to the weather which typically takes a week. There are factors that can cause the employee to be more at risk. This training helps to identify factors that can cause harm to the employee and potentially save lives.

Language: English/Spanish

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Certification for California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 3395, General Duty Clause, Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. 2016-106, The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) standard at 29 CFR 1910.132(d), 29 CFR 1926.28 and 29 CFR 1926.95 (construction). The Recordkeeping regulation ( 29 CFR 1904). The Medical Services and First Aid standards at 29 CFR 1910.151 and 29 CFR 1926.50.

Government Regulations:
This course fully satisfies the following OSHA regulations:

* CalOSHA CCR Title 8, Section 3395

* OSHA General Duty Clause, Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970

* NIOSH Publication No. 2016-106

*OSHA 29 CFR 1910.132(d), 29 CFR 1926.28 and 29 CFR 1926.95

* OSHA 29 CFR 1904

*OSHA 29 CFR 1910.151 and 29 CFR 1926.50.

Who Needs this Training?

According to OSHA All employees working in these areas:

Those who work outdoors
Factory workers
Workers in hot kitchens
Workers doing heavy work
Those wearing bulky protective clothing and equipment
Workers who have not yet built up a tolerance to hot conditions (This process usually takes about 5-7 days)

are recommended to be trained in Heat Stress.

Dangers of Remaining Uncertified

Millions of U.S. workers are exposed to heat in their workplaces. According to the CDC, heat causes about 400 people to die each year in the US. Hazardous heat exposure can occur indoors or outdoors and can occur during any season if the conditions are right.

Included Topics
By the end of this course we will have covered the following topics:

-Introduction -0:40

-Topic 1: Heat Stress-1:39
-Topic 2: Heat Exhaustion-3:41
-Topic 3: Heat Stroke-1:43
-Topic 4: Other Heat Related Illnesses-2:45

-Topic 5: Engineering & Administrative Controls-2:08
-Topic 6: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)-2:37

-Topic 7:  Regulatory Compliance-1:12
-Summary -3:33

Course Layout
Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes, and Final Knowledge Check

Course Duration
A minimum of 45 minutes is required to complete this course.

When an employer has reason to believe that an affected worker does not recognize existing hazards or proper precautions at some point after the initial training, the employer is required to provide retraining for that worker, in accordance with 29 CFR 1904, 29 CFR 1926 and 29 CFR 1910. For example, workers must be retrained when:

Changes in the workplace render previous training obsolete.
Heat related procedures being used have changed.
Inadequacies in workers’ knowledge or heat stress precautions indicate that they do not adequately understand training.

Certificate of Completion
A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.

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