Workplace Safety: Risks of Working In Cold Conditions in the Wrong Workwear

Working in cold conditions in the wrong workwear can have serious consequences. Cold, wet, and windy conditions can put workers at risk for cold stress. Cold stress illnesses can range from bothersome (chilblains) to dangerous (hypothermia and frostbite). The best defense against cold stress illnesses is wearing the right workwear and learning how to dress…