Cold Stress

Cold Stress

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Keep an eye on co-workers for signs of cold stress – hypothermia affects the brain making workers unable to think clearly for themselves.

Wear several layers of clothing to provide better insulation

Keep layers loose so that blood can circulate to the extremities

Always wear a hat or cover you head to reduce the amount of body heat that escapes

Move to a warm location during breaks

Avoid touching cold metal surfaces with bare skin