Heat Stress – Service Sector (English)


Course Delivery Language: English

Course Description

Many workplaces have a high potential for inducing heat stress. Service sector workplaces, such as industrial laundry facilities, bakeries, canneries and commercial kitchens, all run the risk for heat stress-related disorders and illnesses. It is important to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat stress as early as possible in order to prevent the possibility of heat-related illnesses, disability, or possibly even death.

Who Should Take the Course?
This course is designed for employers and employees that work in hot environments in the service sector.

Self-paced. On average, the course will take between 1- 2 hours to complete.
Course Content
Course Content

This course will explain what heat stress is, how to recognize and treat heat-related illnesses, and describe how to create a heat stress control plan.

The course is presented in 3 modules:

  1. Heat Stress
  2. Recognizing and Treating Heat-Related Illnesses
  3. Heat Stress Control Plan
Course Availability
  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nova Scotia
  • Nunavut
  • Ontario
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
  • Saskatchewan
  • Yukon

At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants must successfully complete the test before continuing to the next module. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to advance and complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

Upon successfully completing all modules, a certificate will be emailed to you for your records.

Delivery Method