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Cold temperatures and increased wind speed (wind chill) cause heat to leave the body more quickly, putting workers at risk of cold stress injury. Anyone working in a cold environment, indoors or outdoors, may be at risk. This safety topic provides basic safety tips if someone is experiencing a cold stress injury, like frostbite, hypothermia, or trench foot.

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Mayo Clinic Minute: Risk of Frostbite Video

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OSHA Alert - Working Safely in Cold Weather

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OSHA QuickCard - Protecting Workers from Cold Stress

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Preventing Cold-Related Illness, Injury, and Death Among Workers

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Weeklysafety.com exclusive safety meeting topic that provides basic safety tips if someone is experiencing a cold stress injury, like frostbite, hypothermia, or trench foot.

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