Cold Weather Safe Work Procedures

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 providing for additional safety precautions for work in extreme cold is one of the best ways to prevent cold stress. Here’s a Model Procedure you can adapt for your own use.