As temperatures continue to rise this summer, heat related illnesses become a "hotter" concern. Heat illnesses range from heat stress, heat rash, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and can be a matter of life and death. There are three simple words to remember to prevent heat stress and heat illnesses: Water. Rest. Shade!
Check out ClickSafety online safety training courses and Toolbox Talks intended to help you be prepared and stay safe in the summer heat:
Heat Stress is an intermediate online safety course that focuses on anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and controlling heat stress hazards. In this course, learn OSHA’s heat stress guidelines so that you can be prepared to handle heat stress emergencies.
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OSHA Heat Illness Prevention for Workers is an intermediate online safety course intended for workers in all industries, who have the potential for exposure to heat illness in their workplace. Get familiarized with the basics of heat illness, its symptoms and ways it can be prevented. Earn 0.1 Continuing Education Units!
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CAL/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention for Employers is an intermediate online safety course intended for employers in all industries that have employees working in California with the potential for exposure to heat illness and heat stress. Understand the basics of Cal/OSHA’s standard, titled Heat Illness Prevention, and found in Section 3395 of the Title 8 California Code of Regulations, as amended in April, 2015. Earn 0.1 Continuing Education Units!
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Heat Illness Signs & Symptoms Toolbox Talk reviews the specific signs and symptoms of Heat Illness, including a detailed look at the differences between Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke. It's never too late to keep your co-workers safe. Sign Up >
Heat Illness Emergency Response Toolbox Talk discusses some immediate actions you can take to help anyone who is displaying the symptoms of Heat Illness, including Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke. If you see a co-worker that may be displaying some signs and symptoms of Heat Illness, it's very important that you respond quickly to the situation!
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Heat Illness Prevention Toolbox Talk reviews how to prevent Heat Illness and Heat Exhaustion and discusses several work-related scenarios - see if you know what went right and what went wrong in each case! Sign Up >
Click below to learn more about our popular 45+ Toolbox Talks, developed by credentialed subject matter experts covering various safety topics such as OSHA Focus Four, Heat Stress, Cold Stress, Fall Prevention, HAZCOM, HAZWOPER Standard and many more!