Working at Temperatures OLE

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Overview

 Our Working at Temperatures training will look at the effects that temperature has on the body and what can be done to prevent worker injuries from temperatures that are too high or too low.

Who Needs Working at Temperatures Training?

All workers and supervisors that work in hot/cold temperatures.

Course Outline

Cold Temperatures

  • Indoor & Outdoor workers
  • Cold work
  • Personal factors
  • Heat loss

Effects of Cold Temperatures

  • Cold temperature hazards
  • Chilblains
  • Immersion foot
  • Trenchfoot
  • Frostnip
  • Frostbite
  • First aid for frost bite, immersion and trenchfoot
  • Hypothermia
  • First aid for hypothermia

Limiting and Controlling Cold Injuries

  • Maintaining temperature
  • Regulations
  • Preventing cold exposure issues
  • Equipment design
  • Surveillance and monitoring
  • Emergency procedures
  • Training
  • Clothing
  • Cooling down

Hot Temperatures

  • Working in hot temperatures
  • Humidity
  • Heat tolerance
  • Heat stress
  • Heat edema
  • Heat rashes
  • Heat effects
  • Heat cramps
  • Heat syncope

Effects of Hot Temperatures

  • Heat Stoke
  • Heat Exhaustion

Limiting and Controlling Heat Injuries

  • Heat regulations
  • Humidex
  • Limiting heat injuries
  • Engineering controls
  • Heat edema
  • Safe work practices
  • Acclimatization
  • Personal protection
  • Training
  • Personal choices