Cold Stress Training
The goal of the course is to create awareness among employees of the hazards inherent to working in cold environments. Additionally the course identifies the nature, symptoms and treatment of cold stresses and the precautions employees should take to protect themselves. Although this lesson describes instances of immersion hypothermia (cold water exposure), it does not contain information on water rescue procedures.
Upon successful completion of this course, you should have a better understanding of:
- How to identify hazards that can result from working in cold environments including physical signs, symptoms, and treatments.
- Ways to protect against cold stresses including observing environmental protections, undertaking other preparations and practices, and dressing appropriately.
- Cold Stress Hazards
- Hypothermia Overview
- Frostbite Overview
- Trench Foot Overview
- Chilblains Overview
- Plan, Prepare, Prevent
This course takes approximately 20 minutes to complete
A passing grade of 80% or higher required. Up to 3 attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course