July 12th, 2013
Preventing Heat Stress
Overexposure to heat can stress the body’s cooling system, especially when combined with other stresses such as physical labour, loss of fluids, fatigue or medical conditions. Heat stress can lead to heat-related illness, disability and even death.
Explore the following toolkit to learn more about how you can prevent heat stress.
- Heat Stress Awareness Guide
- Guide de Sensibilisation au Stress dû à la Chaleur
- Heat Stress Awareness Wheel
- Heat Stress Awareness Poster
Learn more on how to manage heat stress in the workplace:
OHAO Forum – Workplace Fatigue: Occupational Hygienists Role in Preventing and Managing an Emerging Health & Safety Issue
Fanshawe College Summarizes the PSHSA WIN a Paid Internship #studentchallenge Contest
Working at heights training, certification training, basic occupational health and safety training. If you are someone who has ever read or seen these phrases before, chances are you are someone who has completed Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Awareness and Training.
PSHSA featured in June Issue of Ontario Building Officials Association Journal for JHSC Training
Article on Page 12.