Protect yourself from hypothermia and frostbite

If you work outdoors, protect yourself from dangers caused by cold temperatures and wind chill.

Dress wisely

Stay dry and take a break

Have spare clothes on hand

Be prepared for an emergency

Know the symptoms of cold stress

Monitor your physical condition and that of your coworkers. Don’t ignore shivering; it’s an important warning that the body is losing heat. Persistent shivering is a signal to return indoors.

Watch for these signs of cold stress

Published Feb 9, 2016



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