Creating a Heat-Smart Work Environment

Details

  • Presentation Length: 60-mins; 90-mins
  • Participant Numbers: 15-500+
  • Delivery methods: ILT, VILT, Webinars, Blended Learning
  • Onsite training available globally: North & South America, EMEIA, APAC, LATAM
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic, Japanese, and Malay.

Introduction

The session aims to encourage a workplace culture that prioritizes health and safety, fostering an environment where employees can thrive even in challenging weather conditions.

Emphasizing the value of health over continuous work during extreme heat, this session seeks to empower employees to take a proactive approach to their well-being and contribute to a heat-smart workplace culture.

Content Outline

  • Encouraging a Heat-Smart Work Environment:
    • Emphasizing the importance of creating a workplace that prioritizes employee well-being during extreme heat.
    • Discussing the benefits of a heat-smart work environment for productivity, morale, and overall performance.
    • Identifying practical strategies to implement heat-smart practices in daily work routines.
  • Educating Supervisors and Employees on Heat Stress Management:
    • Acknowledging the crucial role of supervisors in recognizing and addressing heat stress challenges.
    • Providing resources and training to educate employees on heat stress management techniques.
    • Empowering employees and supervisors with the knowledge to prevent and respond to heat-related issues.
  • Promoting a Culture of Health and Well-Being:
    • Cultivating a workplace culture that values employee health and safety above continuous work during extreme heat.
    • Encouraging open communication and support among colleagues to address heat-related concerns.
    • Fostering a culture where employees feel empowered to take breaks and seek assistance when needed.

Takeaways/Outcomes

By the end of this session, employees should have gained valuable insights into creating a heat-smart work environment that prioritizes their well-being during extreme heat conditions. By understanding the importance of educating supervisors and employees on heat stress management, participants can actively contribute to a proactive approach to addressing heat-related challenges.