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  • March 22, 2024 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Title: “Understanding and Managing Heat Stress in the Workplace”

Heat stress is a significant and year-round physical hazard in many indoor, outdoor and underground occupations that deal with either local or environmental heat sources. To make matters worse, it’s effects may be compounded when personal protective equipment (PPE) is involved. The impacts of heat stress can be serious, and it is critical to address this hazard to protect employees. In this session, you will learn about heat stress, thermoregulation, physiological responses, and heat related illnesses as well as the assessment and detection of risk factors, and how to implement timely and proper controls to prevent heat stress.

Presenter: André Gauvin

André Is an Occupational Hygienist with the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario workers with over 15 years of experience in occupational health. André is a graduate from Laurentian University with Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Master of Human Kinetics. He is board certified by both the Canadian College for Certification of Professional Ergonomist as a Canadian Certified Professional Ergonomist (CCPE) and by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene as a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).