Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
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Working in the Cold Infographic
Format: PNG
Language: English / French
Size:  27.9 cm by 43.2 cm
11 in by 17 in

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(Optimized for printing on an 11 x 17 inch sheet)

Product Description

Working in the cold can not only be hazardous to your health, but also potentially life-threatening. Cold injuries range from chillblain, trench foot and frostbite to hypothermia, which is a medical emergency. In order to work safely, the numerous risks posed by frigid temperatures, wind chill and wetness needs to be counterbalanced by various measures, including controlled exposure, education and training, and proper insulation.

Share this infographic which summarizes the major challenges and dangers of cold environments, the symptoms to watch out for, and what employers can do to protect their workers.

About CCOHS Infographics

Infographics are designed to be read online, so we encourage you to share them to your online social networks and e-mail. When printing our infographics, please note that they are optimized for 11 by 17 inch paper. We also develop larger posters ideal for printing and display, based on the guidance offered in our infographics.


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