Cold Stress Emergency Response & First Aid Procedure

Working in the extreme cold can lead to a variety of cold-related illnesses, including potentially deadly hypothermia. Failure to protect your own workers from these ailments can result not only in fatalities and serious injuries but also OHS violations. Implementing safe work procedures for ensuring first aid is effectively provided to workers who show signs or symptoms of cold stress is one of the best ways to protect workers. Here’s a Model Emergency Response Procedure for you can adapt for your own use.