Michigan Aggregates Association

MSHA Safety Alert: Cold Stress Related Injuries

Cold stress is a condition occurring when the body can no longer maintain a normal temperature. The condition can result in very serious cold-related illnesses and injuries, permanent tissue damage or death.  Those working in cold environments — with low temperatures, high wind speed, humidity, and/or contact with cold water or surfaces—are particularly susceptible to cold stress.

 

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