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Toolbox talk: cold weather.
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Extended exposure to freezing or cold temperatures can result in health problems such as trench foot, frostbite and hypothermia. Danger signs include uncontrolled shivering, slurred speech, clumsy movements, fatigue, and confused behavior.
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Safety-education; Safety-programs; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Work-environment; Worker-health; Training; Education; Safety-measures; Cold-environments; Cold-stress; Cold-tolerance; Cold-weather-operations; Climatic-conditions; Hypothermia; Environmental-hazards; Biological-effects; Protective-clothing; Protective-measures
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Toolbox talk: cold weather
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division