Heat Stress Program

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.

Read the University of Waterloo's Heat Stress Program for more information.


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