General Safety

Cold Weather Safety


Description
Extremely cold air comes every winter in at least part of the country and affects millions of people across the United States. The arctic air, with brisk winds, can lead to dangerously cold wind chill values. People exposed to extreme cold are susceptible to frostbite in a matter of minutes. Areas most prone to frostbite are uncovered skin and the extremities, such as hands and feet. Hypothermia is another threat during extreme cold. Hypothermia occurs when the body loses heat faster than it can produce.
Content
  • Cold Weather Safety
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 1 year