Heat Stress

The heat of the sun can cause illness ranging from mild discomfort to life-threatening heatstroke. Some people are at a greater risk for developing heat-related illnesses. It is important to identify and combat heat-related illness in these categories.

That is what this course is all about. Heat Stress describes different heat stress illnesses and disorders, and explains how to prevent and treat heat stress disorders.


After taking this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how the body maintains a fairly constant internal temperature
  • Explain how heat illnesses can affect the mental functioning
  • Define the different heat stress disorders
  • Describe the symptoms and treatment of heat exhaustion, heatstroke, and heat cramps
  • Explain how to prevent heat stress

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Get in touch with us to obtain the course, with access for one year, hosted on our LMS – Effectus.

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