Learn More about Heat Stress
"...Outdoor operations conducted in hot weather, such as construction, refining, asbestos removal, hazardous waste site activities and emergency response operations, especially those that require workers to wear semi-permeable or impermeable protective clothing, are also likely to cause heat stress among exposed workers...
A new video developed by the OSHA Region VI Training Institute Education Centers offers guidance on how to prevent injuries and fatalities from common hazards of working in the heat, and how they can be prevented.
The one-hour video focuses on the following topics:
Heat Hazard Recognition
Planning and Supervision
Engineering Controls, Work Practices & Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
*The video is free of charge and will be available for viewing beginning May 19th. Please register to receive a link to the video by completing the form on this page.
NOTE: Once registered, you will receive an email with instructions and a password to access the video upon its release."