Heat: Working in Hot Environments

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ISBN: EFGHE0401

$325.00

Overview

This safety video trains people who work in protective clothing or in hot environments how to avoid heat stroke and other heat illnesses. It is particularly valuable for emergency responder training. Every year in the U.S. there are at least 3,000 heat-related illnesses and occupational injuries involving days lost from More »

Description

ISBN: EFGHE0401

This safety video trains people who work in protective clothing or in hot environments how to avoid heat stroke and other heat illnesses. It is particularly valuable for emergency responder training. Every year in the U.S. there are at least 3,000 heat-related illnesses and occupational injuries involving days lost from work. Emergency responders who work in protective clothing are especially vulnerable. Topics covered:

• Levels of heat illness
• Occupations where workers may be at risk
• How heat is transferred and builds up in the human body
• Symptoms of dehydration, heat stress, heat exhaustion and heat stroke
• Specific heat issues relating to chemical protective clothing
• Medical monitoring before, during, and after operating in protective clothing
• First aid for victims of heat injuries
• 26 minutes.

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