This online course is designed to satisfy 5 of the 7 training requirements found in Oregon OSHA’s rules to address heat illness prevention (OAR 437-002-0156 and OAR 437-004-1151). The course will discuss several topics including some heat-related illnesses with their common signs, symptoms, and recommended first aid responses. Multiple types of risk factors are covered, as well as how the heat index is measured. This course also goes into detail about what control measures the rules require employers to provide at certain heat index temperatures, such as access to shade, drinking water, and more. Finally, the course concludes with a quiz, certificate of completion, and additional resources to further your understanding of the requirements to prevent heat illness.
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