Protection from Sun Exposure

Learn about how to identify and prevent heat-related illnesses (HRIs). In addition, learn your employer's responsibilities in HRI prevention. Enroll now to earn credit for your SST card!

Provider ID Number: 4T02

This is a 360training course. 360training is an approved provider by the New York City Department of Buildings.

Includes: Certificate of Completion

Approval: #SST-B108

Credit Type: SST - General Elective Course (0.1 CEUs)

Credit: 1 Hour(s) | Language: English

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Heat-related injuries are a significant threat to construction workers. One in three job-related heat exposure deaths in the U.S. occur in the construction industry. The danger increases with rising summer temperatures. In 2015, there were 37 heat-related deaths in construction. Most heat-related deaths occur in June, July, and August.  

In this course, we'll teach you the risks related to heat exposure and working in hot environments. You'll learn about heat-related illnesses (HRIs) and the precautions that can protect workers from heat stress. 

You’ll learn about pre‐existing factors that can increase the risk of HRIs, how to recognize the major symptoms, and what steps to take to resolve the situation. You'll also learn your employer’s responsibilities regarding HRI Action Plans and Emergency Action Plans. 

This course fulfills 1 hour of general elective credit toward earning or renewing your Site Safety Training (SST) card.

After completing the lessons and passing the 10-question final exam with a score of at least 75%, you'll receive a certificate of completion. You get three attempts to pass the final exam.

Note, this is AWARENESS-LEVEL ORIENTATION ONLY and does not provide any other qualification or authorization outside of the Site Safety Training Card.

Your employers MUST have a site-specific Heat-Related Illness Prevention Plan and an Emergency Action Plan. They also have to provide site-specific training on these plans.

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Topics Covered

  • What makes heat and sun exposure so dangerous?
  • Symptoms and Remedies for Heat-Related Illnesses (HRI)
  • Factors that Increase Your Risk
  • Employer Responsibilities for Hazard Controls

Course Objectives

  • Identify the personal and environmental factors that increase the risk of heat-related illnesses (HRIs).
  • Recognize the different types of HRIs.
  • Describe the appropriate first aid response for each HRI.
  • List methods for preventing or reducing symptoms of heat exposure.
  • Explain how ultraviolet (UV) rays affect skin cells and how unprotected exposure can lead to skin cancer.
  • Recall controls employers must have in place to protect workers from heat exposure.

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Instructor Information

Instructor: John Rupp Jr.

Email: Instructor.SST@360training.com

Regulatory Information

Name:New York City Department of Buildings
Phone:212 393 2214
Website URL:www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/safety/site-safety-training.page
Address:Buildings University, 280 Broadway
City:New York
State:NY
Zip:10007

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