According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), there is no exact temperature at which the environment becomes hazardous. Instead, factors such as low temperatures, wind speed and wetness contribute to cold-induced injuries and illness.
Injuries and illness can occur as a result of winter weather. It’s important to learn about the causes, symptoms and safety considerations to take so you are prepared to handle winter’s worst. Please review the two articles below for helpful tips and information.
Safety Matters – Working Safely in Cold Weather