These computer-based tools were produced to support OHS practitioners in
managing hot periods in the work environment.
1) Utility and guide for preventing heatstroke
In french only
This computer-based tool proposes means for preventing
heatstroke and discusses steps to be taken if a worker presents symptoms or
signs of discomfort caused by heat. It is accompanied by an electronic version
of the Guide de prévention des coups de chaleur (heatstroke prevention guide)
version 2007, which was prepared by the CSST and the Québec Ministry of Health
and Social Services. To download
the Excel file
2) Estimation of the alternate
work/rest regimen according to the Schedule V of the ROHS In
This computer-based tool is used to estimate the alternate
work/rest regimen in a hot environment based on Schedule V of the ROHS. The
parameters to be considered are the physical work load and the WBGT values at
the workstation and resting place.
3) Estimation of the alternate
work/rest regimen according to the 2007 recommandations of the ACGIH
This computer-based tool estimates of work/rest
regimen during work in a hot environment according to 2007 ACGIH® "Documentation
of TLVs®". Parameters are: metabolic rate, WBGT temperature values at
the workstation and the rest location, and the clothing worn by the worker.