Trainer Sedulitas CC Start Date 18 Mar 2024
Location Live Online
Language English
Contact Places 3

18 Mar. – 22 Mar. 2024


To provide a sound understanding of the effects of the thermal environment on people, and the means of assessing and controlling the risks associated with thermal stress.

Learning Outcomes

On completing this course successfully the student will be able to:

  • Identify sources of thermal stress within the working environment.
  • Understand the nature of thermal strain on the body.
  • Assess the thermal environment through appropriate measurement and other means
  • Evaluate the likely risk from exposure to thermal stress.
  • Suggest appropriate control approaches for the thermal environment.

Course Format

The course is normally run as a 5 day taught course [minimum 45 hours including lectures, tutorials, practical/demonstration sessions, guided reading, overnight questions and examination].

Course Content

  • The Thermal Spectrum.
  • Principles.
  • Effects of Temperature Extremes.
  • Thermal Comfort.
  • Evaluation of Hot Environments.
  • Control of Hot Environments.
  • Thermal Surveys.
  • Evaluation of Cold Environments.
  • Control of Cold Environments.
  • Approaches to Risk Assessment.

Note: any references made to standards and best practice documents are provided solely as guidance for candidates and may not represent the most current updates or publications.