During the COVID-19 emergency, the Safety Office is continuing to provide services.

Click here for more information on essential services that will continue, work that will be suspended, the laboratory shutdown checklist, and changes to the ESF hours.

Heat stress

The Heat Stress Program outlines how to assess the level of heat stress an individual may experience when working outdoors and provides recommendations on types of controls that can be used to minimize this impact.

See the Heat Stress Program for more information.


  • All workers exposed to environmental heat stress should complete Heat Stress Awareness (SO2031) in LEARN.  
  • Classroom training sessions are available for supervisors. Contact the Safety Office for more information.