The Operation Heat Shield team will transform the high-resolution data into adaptive and preventative strategies as well as policies and guidelines to protect health and prevent disease exacerbated by heat. Ultimately; the heat management and monitoring solutions that will be developed will equip the Canadian public and Canada workers, and the global community, to become resilient to heat stress.
Identify and evaluate unique workplaces and environments that challenge the human heat stress response.
Work to define the human physiological tolerance to heat stress by simulating the living and working conditions of Canadians.
Apply these findings back in the field to validate the outcomes.
Translate these outcomes into heat health protection policies and guidelines.
Partner in designing and developing innovative heat protection technologies.