Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention for Workers FAQs

Course Overview
This California OSHA Heat Illness Prevention course for workers is based on the State of California OSHA regulations and is intended for those California employees in all industries, including Construction, Manufacturing, Agricultural, Transportation and General Industry, who have the potential for exposure to heat illness on the job site. This course will familiarize the student with the basics of heat illness, its symptoms and ways it can be prevented.

Note: This course is based on State of California OSHA regulations for those employees who work in California. For those working outside California, please see the ClickSafety course designed and based on Federal OSHA regulations.

Upon successful completion of the course, each student will get a ClickSafety Certificate of Completion that will show the 0.1 Continuing Education Unit (CEUs) and 1 Contact Hour received for this course. ClickSafety is an authorized provider of IACET CEUs.


Intended Audience
This ClickSafety Cal/OSHA Heat Illness training course is intended for all Construction and General Industry workers in California who are potentially exposed to heat illness and stress during their job.

California-based Construction Workers
California-based General Industry Workers
California-based Manufacturing Workers
California-based DOT/Transportation Workers
California-based Agricultural Workers
Course Based On
Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Standard, Section 3395 of the Title 8 California Code of Regulations, as amended April 2015 and effective May 1, 2015.
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:

Define heat illness
Recognize the causes of heat illness
Recognize the symptoms of heat illness
Identify ways to prevent heat illness
Recognize high heat procedures, including how to respond to a heat illness emergency
Course Topics
Following a brief introduction, the course will address heat illness in the following topics:

Heat Illness Background and Case Studies
Heat Illness Symptoms
Water, Rest, and Shade
Heat illness
Provision of water
Access to shade
High heat procedures
Buddy system
Features and Benefits
ClickSafety's Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention for Workers course instructs California workers about the signs of heat illness and how to prevent heat-related injuries.

Based on the April 2015 version of the Cal/OSHA standard for heat illness, effective May 1, 2015
Provides workers with important safety tips for recognizing and preventing heat illness