Cold Stress

Cold Stress

Cold stress is the loss of body heat to the environment. Low temperature, wind and wetness have a combined effect on the body to create cold stress, injuries and illness. Cold-related disorders such as hypothermia and frostbite can kill or injure workers. Employers and employees should be aware of cold stress hazards, cold-related disorders and how to treat and prevent them. Ideal learners are employees who may be exposed to cold temperatures.

PRICE
$ 24.95
DURATION
19 min
LANGUAGE
English
CEU
CEU 0.0
SKU
SKU-0134
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Course Outline

Cold Stress

  • 1. Introduction    

  • 2. Definition    

  • 3. Sources of Heat Loss    

  • 4. Consequences of Exposure    

  • 5. Severe Effects of Cold Exposure    

  • 6. Contributing Factors    

  • 7. Precautions    

  • 8. Conclusion    

Learning Objectives

Cold Stress

  • Recognize extreme cold.
  • Identify the sources of heat loss.
  • Explain what may happen when you are exposed to cold.
  • Identify symptoms and treatments for hypothermia frostbite and trench foot.
  • Identify factors that contribute to cold stress.
  • Use precautionary guidelines to prevent cold stress.

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