Summer Survival (Tonopah)

The course is scheduled for April 17 (8:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific Time).

This 4-hour workshop describes how to prepare mentally and physically to work in extreme heat conditions. This course incorporates new regulations.

You’ll learn what attitude and equipment is needed to survive the heat. You will also identify the symptoms of dehydration and heat-related injuries; describe first-aid treatments for heat exposure; explain the importance of water, clothing, and shade; describe the contents of a summer survival kit; and acquire survival tips and tricks.

Be sure to check out our 5-minute Beat the Heat video for a preview of the topics discussed!

Who Should Attend

Recommended attendees include managers, supervisors, safety professionals, and crew leads who need to meet regulatory requirements for training and create work/rest schedules for high heat days in specific states and under OSHA’s General Duty Clause.


Scott Alquist is a 36-year safety professional specializing in construction safety, general industry safety and hazardous materials. Scott has completed the National Highway Institute “Train the Trainer” program and is an Occupational Safety and Health Administration authorized instructor. Currently, he is the Program Manager for Truckee Meadows Community College’s Safety Center.


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  • Enrollment in this course is closed. Class is full.