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

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.

Summer Survival is an elective course in the Roads Scholar Program.


Scott Alquist is a 32 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.


The registration fee is $30 and is payable by check or credit card.

For check payment, send a check with a copy of your Registration confirmation email to Applied Pavement Technology, Inc., Airport Plaza Office Building, 1755 E. Plumb Lane, Suite 264, Reno, Nevada 89502, Attn: Tracey Smith. All major types of credit cards are accepted—instructions for payment will be provided in your confirmation email.

Cancellations must be made one week prior to the workshop to receive a 50% refund.  Substitutions are accepted.  No shows will forfeit their registration fee. For registration questions, please call 775-420-4811 or email