Industrial Hygiene Principles & Practice Series:
Prevention of Heat-Related Illness
June 2, 2021 8:00am-3:30pm Pacific Time
This course will be a virtual course via 2-way video conference using Zoom.
This is the third course in the Industrial Hygiene Series, which is designed to provide fundamentals of traditional IH topics to practicing industrial hygienists who need a refresher or who are studying for the CIH exam.
This one-day course will cover the health effects of extreme heat and the variety of workplaces in which the hazard is present. Applicable standards and guidelines and the measurements and calculations used in determining exposure and compliance will be described and practiced. Case studies and best practices for workplace prevention programs will be discussed and emerging issues will be presented.
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At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- List three examples of workplaces with extreme heat hazards;
- Describe the health effects associated with exposure to hot work environments;
- Measure and calculate WBGT;
- Determine appropriate controls for workplace exposure to heat;
- List three important components of a program for the prevention of heat-related illness;
- List two emerging issues related to heat exposure in the workplace.
Practicing Industrial Hygienists are the primary target audience, but the course may also be appropriate for other health and safety professionals.
CANCELLATION POLICY: In the event you cannot attend the course, there are a few options -- you can either cancel your registration, transfer your registration to another course, or transfer your registration to another person. If you choose to cancel, we must receive your cancellation in writing with at least 1 week notice, and a refund will be issued minus a $50 cancellation fee. If you do not cancel and are a no-show for the course, your tuition fee is forfeited. If you choose to transfer your registration, please state the course you are transferring out of, and the course you are transferring into. Transferring to another course is permitted only twice per course registration. If you are unable to attend the course after the second transfer, the above cancellation policy applies.