OSHA and ADA Regulations With Heat-Related Illnesses
1 hour 30 minutes
Make sure you are in compliance with OSHA’s heat illness prevention programs.
Hot weather will be upon us soon, and employers need to be prepared to address heat-related hazards and illnesses. Failure to understand the risks of heat illness and how to protect your employees is of critical importance. This course will provide you with the information you need to understand heat stress and illness, heat stress hazards, and actions to minimize the risk of heat illness.
This material will cover OSHA requirements associated with heat stress prevention and compliance requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. In addition, OSHA’s likely new heat illness standard will be discussed.
• You will be able to describe heat stress and heat illness.
• You will be able to recognize heat stress symptoms.
• You will be able to explain the hazards associated with heat illness and discuss actions that can be taken to abate the hazards and minimize the risk of heat illness.
• You will be able to discuss actions required under the Americans with Disabilities Act involving employees who have experienced heat-related illness.