Description: Workers can be exposed to temperature extremes in many different workplaces or work settings. The health effects of cold stress can include acute problems such as frostbite and tissue change, and heat stress can lead to heat exhaustion. The long term effects can include injury to internal organs such as lungs, kidneys and heart. Extreme cases can be fatal.
Course Objective: To provide participants with the knowledge required to enable them to recognize and assess the hazards associated with heat and cold stress and to recommend controls to eliminate or reduce expose to the hazards in their worplace.
Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Location: 1 Ormond St. South, Thorold
Niagara Regional Labour Council Office
(south side entrance, down stairs)
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (Noon)
Cost: $40 per person
Please make cheques Payable to NRLC.