Online training course - Heat Stress

The 'Heat Stress at Work' training course considers the dangers associated with working in a hot and humid environment and explains what can be done to reduce the risk associated with heat stress. This includes heat stress safety, heat stress training and heat stress monitoring.

Course modules :

  • Introduction
    Looks at the different factors which can lead to heat stress.
  • Workers at Risk
    Considers the working environments where heat stress is likely to be a problem.
  • Causes of Heat Stress
    Explains the causes and symptoms of heat stress.
  • Effects of Heat Stress
    Looks at the five forms of heat stress; heat rash, fainting, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
  • Preventing Heat Stress
    What you can do to reduce the risk of heat stress.
  • Risk Assessment
    Explains what a heat stress risk assessment will need to consider.
  • Self Test
    20 questions covering each of the previous modules. A certificate is offered if the test is passed.


The Heat Stress training course is for:

Employers, managers, employees, the self-employed or any persons responsible for dealing with employee welfare when working in hot conditions.

Heat Stress course timing:

The 'Heat Stress at Work' course takes approximately 45 minutes to complete. You are purchasing one copy of this course, with one attempt at the test at the end.

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Tracking of progress takes place on every page of the course. Therefore, if there is a failure for any reason, you can log in again and carry on with the course until completion.

Self Assessment

The course contains an interactive self assessment with mutiple choice questions to test your understanding of the contents of the course. On successful completion of the test, you will receive a downloadable certificate of competency which you may print.

How to buy and do the course

Each course costs 14.95+vat (17.94) which you order and pay for online. Payment is via paypal, which allows you to use a debit or credit card. We are not given any of the payment or personal details.

When you purchase a course - you are buying one copy of the course which contains tutorial material and a test. The test has a passmark of 75%, and you get one go at the test. If you fail it, you must buy another copy and have another go.

See the 'Help' option below for more details about how to buy and do this course.

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