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Working in Extreme Cold

There’s no other way to say it — it’s very, very, very cold outside. Blowing snow and frigid temperatures have descended upon the entire province of Alberta. Working in extreme cold may stress a person’s heating system. When cold is combined with other stresses such as hard physical work, loss of fluids, fatigue or some …

Cold Stress: Your Winter Safety Guide

What is Cold Stress? Cold stress occurs when the temperature of the skin, as well as that of the internal body (core temperature) drops below the normal range. If the body is unable to warm itself, this may cause tissue damage and possibly death. Factors That Increase the Risk of Cold Stress: The following risk …

Five Tips to Effectively Protect Your Hands Against The Cold

Trades working outside all year long know from experience that their hands are more vulnerable to the cold and its resulting damages. As the skin of the hand is thin with a high concentration of blood vessels, they can get cold very easily, resulting in loss of their mobility, and even turning a simple injury …

Proper Protective Clothing for Winter

Protect Yourself Against the Cold It is important to remember to take proper precautions at work to keep yourself warm and safe during the winter months. Proper protective clothing is the key to keeping yourself safe in the workplace if you are exposed to outdoor conditions. What are some additional prevention tips? To prevent excessive …

Winterize Your Career with Diversified Staffing Services!

As Diversified Staffing Services heads into the winter season, we want to ensure that all of our candidates working outdoor jobs are safe! Below are some tips and tricks to conquer the cold. Make sure to bring all the necessary items for working outdoors: Winter Jacket Winterized Steel Toe Boots Snow Pants Gloves/Mitts Ear Muffs …

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