Cold Stress: The Dangers of Working Outdoors

Tuesday 19th February 2019

If you work outdoors and are exposed to cold weather for prolonged periods of time, then you are at a higher risk of developing cold-related illnesses and injuries. This infographic features some important facts about the dangers of extreme cold, and how you can prevent developing cold stress. Which Industries are Most at Risk of Developing Cold Stress? Workers in the construction, agriculture, maritime and commercial fishing industries are most at risk of developing cold stress due to working in extreme weather conditions. Although outdoor workers can be faced with dangerously cold conditions, there are also other jobs that are based in cold environments and are therefore also at risk. Those that work in cold buildings and warehouses or don't…

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