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Preventing Heat Stress and Cold Stress

COURSE NO: Y02-001
Preventing Heat Stress and Cold Stress
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course explains the potential for heat stress and cold stress that may appear in the workplace and how to better prepare everyone involved in identifying and avoiding those hazards. Educating employees and managers on these methods is a key concept gained from this course. This course is intended to be consistent with all existing OSHA standards. Through the completion of this course, you determine what actions are necessary to reduce the risk of employee exposure to heat and cold stress.


Heat stress and cold can pose a special threat to workers in a wide range of geographic areas. Many manufacturing workers must deal with hot and cold temperatures in their factories throughout the year. Outdoor workers face the threat of cramps, exhaustion, heat stroke and worse every summer. During the winter months, these workers must prepare for cold temperatures. This course explains what thermal stress can do to working people and discusses ways to avoid the many health problems it can cause.


This 2 PDH online course is intended for all field engineers as well as construction and site personnel interested in learning about how to prevent heat stress and cold stress.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding how the body regulates heat
  • Learning about the hazards of heat stress and cold stress
  • Knowing how to prevent and control heat stress and cold stress
  • Knowing how to implement of a safe work environment
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled, “Preventing Heat Stress and Cold Stress”.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Preventing Heat Stress and Cold Stress (664 KB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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