December 16 - December 24, 2022

Course Overview

* Understand the effects of thermal environment on people

* Learn to assess and control risks associated with thermal stress

Learning Outcomes

* Identify sources of thermal stress in the work environment

* Understand the nature of thermal strain on the body

* Make assessment of thermal environment through measurement and other methods

* Evaluate risk from exposure to thermal stress

* Suggest appropriate control measures for thermal environment

Course Content

1. Thermal Spectrum

2. Principles

3. Effects of temperature extremes

4.Thermal Comfort

5. Evaluation of Hot Environments

6. Control of Hot Environments

7. Thermal Surveys

8. Evaluation of Cold Environments

9. Control of Cold Environments

10. Approaches to Risk Assessment