Heat Stress Training
Course Description: Firefighters are constantly exposed to burns, smoke inhalation and crush injuries from collapsing structures. They are also exposed to heat stress, on a daily basis, which leads to severe job-related illnesses, from heat stress disorders such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat stress rash, to sudden cardiac deaths.
2,475 thermal stress injuries were reported among firefighters in 2016, according to a National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) report.
In this course find out the most important methods and strategies that support heat stress prevention and heat stress control within the fire service, securing the health of those who protect their communities every day.