OSHA Heat Stress Training | Heat related illness prevention
Workplace Safety Training

Heat Stress Training – Online Course

With this online training course, your employees can better understand the dangers of heat stress (in both indoor and outdoor environments) and how to respond.

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The term heat stress is used to describe a number of heat-related illnesses that occur when the body is not able to maintain a normal temperature. Heat-related disorders include heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and heat rashes.

This online training course is designed to help learners understand the dangers of heat stress in both indoor and outdoor environments and how to prevent and respond to a heat stress emergency.

After completing this heat stress training course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify hot working environments
  • Recognize common signs and symptoms related to heat illness
  • Implement heat stress prevention measures
  • Discuss how to handle heat stress in emergency situations

J. J. Keller's Heat Stress training covers the following topics:

Hot Working Environments

  • Introduction to Hot Working Environments
  • Assess the Work Tasks
  • Heat Advisories & Warnings

Signs & Symptoms of Heat Stress

  • Heat-Induced Illnesses
  • Heat Fatigue
  • Heat Rash
  • Heat Cramps
  • Heat Collapse
  • Heat Exhaustion
  • Heat Stroke

Preventing Heat Stress

  • Assess Your Health & Habits
  • Acclimate to the Heat
  • Wear Appropriate Clothing
  • Employer Controls

Responding to Heat Stress Emergencies

  • Report Symptoms
  • Contact Emergency Services
  • First-Aid Measures



Intended Audience: All levels of employees in construction and general industry who are exposed to heat on the job

Length: Approximately 30 minutes

Copyright Date: 2015 (Rev. 1/16)


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