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Canceled: Heat Stress Training

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 11:00 am - Noon
Gaines Hall, 344

This course has been canceled due to low enrollment.  If you need or want to take this course, please view the options below to enroll.  You may also call us at 406-994-2711 to ask questions or pose concerns.

Classroom Option:

This course is offered semi-annually as open enrollment, typically offered in May and July.  If a group of 6 or more individuals are interested in taking this course, please contact Trevor at srmtraining@montana.edu or x7760 to schedule a course.  If you have fewer than 6 individuals that would like to take a course, please contact Trevor to be placed on a call list.  You may register for Open Enrollment courses at: https://atlas.montana.edu:9000/apex/f?p=112:LOGIN:5362755626582:::::

 

Do you work in hot conditions whether it be outside in the summer spring, summer, fall or in an elevated temperature with warm clothing? Do you send employees to work in these conditions?  If so, this course will help you to identify actions to take to prevent heat realated illnesses and basic first aid for individuals that contract heat related illnesses.

Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments may be at risk of heat stress. Exposure to extreme heat can result in occupational illnesses and injuries. Attend this class to learn more about the prevention of, causes, and results of heat stress to keep yourself healthy in hot working environments. 

Intended Audience: All employees are encouraged to attend. Employees that work outdoors during the summer, or are required to wear personal protective equipment that covers the head, arms, chest and/or legs are highly encouraged to attend. 

Prerequisites: Any courses necessary to take prior to this course 

How you will benefit: At the conclusion of the course you will be able to: 

  • Identify the causes of heat stress
  • Identify the symptoms of various results of heat stressors
  • Prevent heat stress from occurring
  • Administer basic care in the instance you are with someone that has heat stress

Registration is required and registration can be completed at: https://atlas.montana.edu:9000/apex/f?p=112:LOGIN:112982303315542

Please contact Trevor with any questions: srmtraining@montana.edu

 

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The cost of this event is: Free for MSU Employees and Student Employees

For more information go to:
http://www.montana.edu/wwwsrm/training/trainingdescriptions.htm#Heat Stress

For questions regarding this event, please contact:

Safety and Risk Management
406-994-2711

Sponsored by:
Safety and Risk Management

Listed as: Other Safety and Risk Management