During the winter months, it is important to take precautions to protect yourself and your employees from the risk of cold stress injury, which can result in serious health problems, tissue damage, and possibly death.Cold stress risk factors include:
Extreme cold causes the body to shift blood flow away from the extremities and outer skin in order to protect the core and internal organs. The most common cold stress injuries are hypothermia, frostbite, and trench foot. Next week, we'll discuss hypothermia symptoms and tips to help someone who may be suffering from hypothermia.
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