Heat Hazards: What You Need to Know

Heat Hazards: What You Need to Know

About this course

Description:

Working in high temperatures can be extremely dangerous to the health and safety of construction workers. Having an understanding of how our bodies respond to extreme heat is crucial for those who work in warm climates. We can’t control the weather, but we can ensure that we are prepared to identify and treat heat-related illness on the job.

Learning Objectives:
  • Better understand the ways in which the human body regulates temperature.
  • Learn how to better prepare for working in the heat.
  • Identify the symptoms of common heat-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
  • Determine how to effectively respond to heat-related illness on the job.
Continuing Education Credit:

This course has been approved by these organizations and associations.

Course Title: Mitigating the Hazards of Working in the Heat
Course Number: PC-311
Delivery Name: Procore Technologies
Curriculum Group Name: AIA Providers
Credit: 1 AIA LU

Procore's Continuing Education courses may fulfill state licensing requirements. When a course is completed, a certificate of completion is provided. It is up to the construction professional to submit their certificates of completion to their state licensing board to request credit for participating in a Procore Continuing Education course. 

Speakers:

Jim Rogers
Instructor

Curriculum

  • Welcome
  • Understanding the Effect Heat Has on Construction Workers
  • Quiz
  • Heat Illness Types, Symptoms, and First Aid
  • Quiz
  • General Recommendations
  • Quiz
  • Practical Determination of Heat Hazard Categories
  • Recommended Actions for Low to Moderate Heat Conditions
  • Recommended Actions for High to Extreme Heat Conditions
  • Quiz
  • Conclusion
  • Final Quiz
  • Congratulations! You've completed a Procore Continuing Education Course!
  • We want to hear from you!

About this course

Description:

Working in high temperatures can be extremely dangerous to the health and safety of construction workers. Having an understanding of how our bodies respond to extreme heat is crucial for those who work in warm climates. We can’t control the weather, but we can ensure that we are prepared to identify and treat heat-related illness on the job.

Learning Objectives:
  • Better understand the ways in which the human body regulates temperature.
  • Learn how to better prepare for working in the heat.
  • Identify the symptoms of common heat-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
  • Determine how to effectively respond to heat-related illness on the job.
Continuing Education Credit:

This course has been approved by these organizations and associations.

Course Title: Mitigating the Hazards of Working in the Heat
Course Number: PC-311
Delivery Name: Procore Technologies
Curriculum Group Name: AIA Providers
Credit: 1 AIA LU

Procore's Continuing Education courses may fulfill state licensing requirements. When a course is completed, a certificate of completion is provided. It is up to the construction professional to submit their certificates of completion to their state licensing board to request credit for participating in a Procore Continuing Education course. 

Speakers:

Jim Rogers
Instructor

Curriculum

  • Welcome
  • Understanding the Effect Heat Has on Construction Workers
  • Quiz
  • Heat Illness Types, Symptoms, and First Aid
  • Quiz
  • General Recommendations
  • Quiz
  • Practical Determination of Heat Hazard Categories
  • Recommended Actions for Low to Moderate Heat Conditions
  • Recommended Actions for High to Extreme Heat Conditions
  • Quiz
  • Conclusion
  • Final Quiz
  • Congratulations! You've completed a Procore Continuing Education Course!
  • We want to hear from you!