Occupational heat stress is the net load to which a worker is exposed from the combined contributions of metabolic heat, environmental factors, and clothing worn which results in an increase in heat storage in the body. In this course we will discuss heat stroke and identify methods for preventing it. Heat stroke is potentially fatal, however, it can be prevented through specific behaviors even if a person must go outside in high heat.
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At the end of this course, you will have 2 attempts to achieve an 80% or above on the final exam to receive your Certificate of Achievement! Enjoy the course, and please fill out the survey at the end!