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#204, 2910 16th Ave North
Lethbridge, AB, T1H 5E9

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Lethbridge, Alberta based Onsite Safety Management helps your company manage your safety solutions and Government of Alberta safety requirements. Become COR and SECOR certified, Alberta's safety certification. Let us help keep your company safe by handling your Onsite Safety Management.

Working in Freezing Weather


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Working in Freezing Weather

Onsite Safety Management Inc.

Working in cold conditions is a very real risk across Canada in winter. It’s no surprise that this has been considered by safety professional and many guidelines for safe procedures in freezing temperatures have been recommended. It is recommended that there be a warm up shelter nearby in conditions exceeding -7 degrees Celsius.

Canada Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Wind Chill Chart

Canada Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Wind Chill Chart

Proper outerwear is expensive but well worth it when it comes to being outside in freezing weather.

Be aware that it is important to take your body into consideration. If you feel you don’t have proper equipment is is in everyone best interest that you are allowed to obtain proper gear before continuing work. No one is quite as useful after receiving frostbite.