Georgia Tech and Chamber to co-host extreme temperature class

Published 6:05 pm Wednesday, July 3, 2024

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Rachel Gonzalez with Georgia Tech’s Safety, Health and Environmental Services will be visiting LaGrange and hosting a special training class, “Temperature Extremes in the Workplace.” This July 16 training is free to attend and should be an informative and useful session to reduce heat related accidents at work. Please come out and attend.

The class will be held July 16, 2024 from 8 to 9 a.m. at LaGrange Chamber of Commerce on Bull Street in LaGrange.

This one-hour class will highlight how to identify, respond to, and prevent heat and cold stress disorders in the workplace. A particular emphasis will be placed on the prevention of heat stress. This is a free training developed under a Susan Harwood Targeted Topic Training Grant.

Topics to be discussed during the class include:

4Risk Factors for Heat Stress in the Workplace

4Heat-Related Illness Symptoms, Response, and First-Aid

4Heat Stress Control Measures and Prevention

4Cold Stress Disorders

4Cold Stress Prevention in the Workplace

To reserve a spot in the free class, visit