Cold Stress


No. of mini-lessons4


Duration 10'

No. of mini-lessons 4

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Course overview

Cold can be unpleasant for everyone. But when people work outside in cold conditions, it can become harmful. As an employer, it’s your duty to protect your workers from cold stress.

The people who work in winter weather conditions are actually risking a lot more than being a little cold. So, OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has regulations to protect employees from cold stress, which companies must follow, to protect employees, and stay compliant.

What's covered

The main risks of working in winter conditions

Suitable PPE to protect employees from cold stress

How to implement best practices where employees are working in winter conditions

Why your teams need this course

Employers have a responsibility to maintain the health and well-being of their employees. And when it comes to winter weather, that means making sure employees don’t get too cold. For leaders, managers, and health & safety personnel, this course will explain cold stress, and how to keep employees safe from harm.

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