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Cold stress to outdoor workers

Winter in the U.S. can cause a variety of cold-related illness to workers including frostbite, trench foot, chilblains, and hypothermia. If you are working outside in the winter or cold environments, It is a good idea to learn about cold-related illness and NIOSH recommendation for workers from cold stress.

You can find symptom and First Aid for various cold-related illness, cold water immersion safety, and health guide, and recommending action for workers from cold stress at Cold Stress topic in the NIOSH website.

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