Trainer Nexam Pty Ltd Start Date 01 Jul 2024
Location Live Online
Language English
Contact Places 4

1 July – 11 July 2024

Course Overview


  • Understand the effects of the thermal environment on people.
  • Learn to assess and control the risks associated with thermal stress.

You will learn to

  • Identify sources of thermal stress within the working environment.
  • Understand the nature of thermal strain on the body.
  • Make an assessment of the thermal environment through measurement and other methods.
  • Evaluate risk from exposure to thermal stress.
  • Suggest appropriate control methods for the thermal environment.

Course Format

It should be recognised that the format presented in this manual represents the views of the authors and does not imply any mandatory process or format that must be rigidly observed. Presenters using this manual may well choose to alter the teaching sequence or course material to suit their requirements. In this regard the case studies are provided as illustrative examples and alternate case studies relevant to a particular industry may be used if desired.

Course Content

  1. Course Overview
  2. The Thermal Spectrum
  3. Principle
  4. Effects of Temperature Extremes
  5. Thermal Surveys
  6. Thermal Comfort
  7. Evaluation of Hot Environments
  8. Control of Hot Environments
  9. Evaluation of Cold Environments
  10. Control of Cold Environments
  11. 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.