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Heat Stress Awareness Training 2020 is a Course

Heat Stress Awareness Training 2020

Ended Jul 1, 2020

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Course Introduction

This course is to provide training to IU employees who may become exposed to excessive heat during the course of their job duties.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Know and understand how to anticipate, identify, and minimize heat related illness or injury during assigned job duties that may involve working in excessive heat environments. 

Module Topics Include

  • Overview of the IUEHS Heat Stress program
  • Important definitions related to heat stress
  • Types of heat-related illnesses, injuries and their symptoms; ways to protect employees from heat stress
  • Importance of acclimatization
  • What to do in the event of a heat-related emergency

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

 
Length: 10 minutes

 
Department: 
IU Environmental Health and Safety

 
Credit: Certificate

 
Audience: All IU employees who are or may become exposed to excessive heat during the course of their job duties.

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