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NIOSH fast facts: protecting yourself from cold stress.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-115, 2010 Apr; :1-2
NIOSHTIC No.
20036812
Abstract
Workers who are exposed to extreme cold or work in cold environments may be at risk of cold stress. Extremely cold or wet weather is a dangerous situation that can cause occupational illness and injuries such as hypothermia, frostbite, trench foot, and chilblains.
Keywords
Outdoors; Occupational-exposure; Occupational-hazards; Cold-environments; Cold-stress; Cold-weather-operations; First-aid; Hypothermia; Protective-clothing; Protective-measures; Environmental-exposure; Environmental-hazards
Publication Date
20100401
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
2010
NTIS Accession No.
PB2010-109329
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 2010-115
NIOSH Division
EID
Priority Area
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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