Heat Illness Prevention

taught by David Patzer

Course description

According to OSHA, heat has killed an average of 30 workers a year since 2003. In 2011, there were more than 60 heat-related fatalities across the United States. A much greater number of workers require emergency treatment for heat illness each year.

Most of these deaths and illnesses could have been prevented with effective training proper implementation of a heat safety program.

In this training course, students will learn:

  • The hazards of working in excessive heat
  • How to recognize signs of heat illness
  • Heat illness prevention
  • Administrative and engineering controls
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Risk factors
  • Acclimatization


David Patzer
David Patzer

Course Curriculum

Heat Illness Prevention Training Course
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