Hot under the collar: An evaluation of heat illness prevention activities on a Georgia construction site
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Occupational health and safety
Describe the components of an adequate heat illness prevention program for outdoor construction workers.
Keyword(s): Construction Injuries, Occupational Safety
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal or co-principal of multiple federally funded grants focusing on occupational illness prevention, and was the co-principal of the heat illness special project study for our program. I am an authorized construction OSHA outreach trainer focusing on the development of targeted materials for this high-risk workforce with over seven years experience.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.