As we say goodbye to the warm, sunny weather we don’t have much time to prepare ourselves for the harsh Ontario winter that is about to come. For some workers, seasonal work doesn't only mean for the warm months. Many labourers are required to work outdoors in cold environments; anyone working in the cold environment may be at risk of cold stress.
cold stress as a workplace hazard
As temperatures plunge in several Canadian provinces, employers must take precautions to prevent cold stress while employees work outside.