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November 2017

  • A cold environment can cause several adverse health effects. Extremely cold or wet weather can cause occupational illness and injuries such as hypothermia and frostbite. In -15°F (-26°C) weather, it can take less than 30 minutes for frostbite to set in. These serious health risks can be minimized by wearing the right protection. Workers in industries such as construction, commercial fishing, food storage, forestry, oil and gas, infrastructure maintenance and machinery are in constant risk of frostbite and... Continue Reading
  • Winter has started early this year with the first snowfall of the season in November in the Lower Mainland. It is predicted that the coldest periods will be in early and late December, early and late January, and mid-February, with the snowiest periods in early and late December. Winter conditions – such as freezing temperatures, rain, snow, black ice and reduced daylight hours –create additional hazards, typically for occupational drivers, whether they drive a vehicle full time, or just as part of their job.... Continue Reading