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Current Topics for Managing Occupational Heat Stress - ON-DEMAND WEBINAR


Electronic (digital download/no shipping)

Member - $99.00
NonMember - $205.00


Thomas E. Bernard, PhD, current member and past chair of the ACGIH® Threshold Limit Values for Physical Agents (TLV®-PA) Committee, reflects on the many issues surrounding the management of occupational heat stress. This webinar will outline the rationale for the WBGT-based occupational exposure limits. It will discuss OSHA’s 10 Elements of Heat Stress Management. Special attention will be given to operationalizing acclimatization to occupational exposures and work/recovery cycles. Recognition and management of risk for exertional heat stroke will be discussed, including identification of personal risk factors and emergency response best practices.

Learning Objectives:

After viewing this webinar, you will:

  • Articulate the underlying rationale for the WBGT-based occupational exposure limits.
  • Review a heat stress management program in the context of OSHA’s 10 Elements.
  • Recommend a heat stress acclimatization program appropriate to a site’s OHS program.
  • Recommend work and recovery cycles appropriate to a site’s OHS program.
  • Prepare a site’s heat stroke mitigation plan.

ISBN: 978-1-607261-04-9

This webinar is 2.5 hours in length and may be eligible for certification maintenance points.

Product Details:

Product ID: WB-034-USB
Publication Year: 2018