Heat Stress Prevention & Awareness (Construction) Video


During summertime, the risk of heat illness or dying of over-exposure from the effects of heat becomes greater. Workers whose jobs are outside are at risk as well as professional athletes. This program talks about heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and prevention of these heat-related illnesses.

Topics included in this safety video are: a brief anatomy lesson, sweating, relative humidity of the air, personal risk factors relating to heat illness, types of heat illness including heat cramps, treatment for heat cramps symptoms, heat exhaustion treatment, heat exhaustion symptoms, heat stroke, preventing heat illness,acclimatization, training, supervisory responsibilities, shade, fluids, and emergency procedures.

Runtime: 17 Min.

  • Program Outline
  • Heat Cramps
  • Heat Exhaustion
  • Preventing Heat illness
  • Acclimatization
  • Training
  • Fluids
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Conclusion

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