Practical Environmental Stress Screening (ESS)
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This course is available as custom location training at your facility.

This course will address common by incorrect practices related to environmental stress screening (ESS) and how to correct them. A brief discussion on the background and history of ESS will be included along with industry case studies. The course will also feature how to personalize an ESS Program to fit your needs.

Course outline      Who should attend?     Course materials     Instructor

Course outline
  • What ESS is, and what it is not
    • How ESS started
    • Biggest users
    • Environments used
  • Common problems
  • IEST (formerly IES) involvement with an ESS Recommended Practice
  • When do I start the ESS process?
  • How many samples?
  • Which environments?
  • What do most people miss?
  • Where do I get data?
  • How do I get started?
    • Fixtures
    • Sensor locations
    How many cycles?
  • What happens if I find a failure?
  • Once I have a profile, will it ever need to change?
  • A comparison of ESS to HASS
  • Recommendations for changes to ESS
Who should attend?

Information coming soon.

Course materials
  • Copy of PowerPoint presentation in course binder
  • Certificate of attendance for completion of CEUs
Continuing Education Units: 1.2 CEUs


Christine Peterson, instructor, iest

Christine Peterson