Professional Development Class: Heat Stress Awareness
Date(s) - 07/10/2018
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Maricopa County Agricultural Extension Service
Environmental & Resource Management Heat Stress Awareness
This class is a two-hour awareness level worker safety and health program covering heat stress hazard topics.
Information provided to participants includes:
- defining of heat-related Illnesses;
- OSHA requirements;
- recognizing symptoms of heat stress illness;
- first aid; available resources;
- best practices for the prevention of heat stress;
- applicable technologies and personal protective equipment.
Who Should Attend
This class is recommended for persons who have outdoor jobs or who work in hot locations and the persons who have responsibility for ensuring the safety of workers including foremen, supervisors, and managers of work crews. Examples of occupations which expose workers to heat stress include agriculture, landscaping/yard care, construction, auto repair, painting, environmental remediation etc.
Sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Western Region Universities Consortium. Primary instructor, Al Brown, R.S., M.P.A., C.P.M., Senior Lecturer for Arizona State University Environmental & Resource Management degree program, has over 40 years of environmental management experience including positions where heat stress was one of the occupational hazards. He is certified in Hazardous Waste Emergency Response and Operations (HazWOpER).
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