OSHA Heat Stress Training | Heat related illness prevention
Workplace Safety Training

Cold Stress Training – Online Course

With this online training course, your employees can better understand the dangers of cold stress and how to respond.

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This course is designed to help learners understand how the body reacts to cold conditions, recognize the most common types of cold stress, learn how to prevent cold stress, and how to treat (first aid) workers with cold stress injuries until medical personnel arrive.

After completing this heat stress training course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify cold working environments
  • Recognize commons signs and symptoms related to cold stress
  • Implement cold stress prevention measures
  • Discuss how to handle cold stress in emergency situations

J. J. Keller's Cold Stress training covers the following topics:

Cold Working Environments

  • What Causes Cold Stress?
  • Who’s at Risk?
  • How the Body Loses Heat
  • Winter Weather Alerts
  • Windchill

Signs & Symptoms of Cold Stress

  • Common Cold-Induced Injuries
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite
  • Chilblains
  • Trench Foot

Preventing Cold Stress

  • Dress Warmly/Wear Layers
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Employee Responsibilities

Responding to Cold Stress Emergencies

  • Report Ailment
  • Contact Emergency Personnel
  • First Aid Measures



Intended Audience: All levels of employees in construction and general industry who are exposed to cold temperatures on the job

Length: 30 minutes

Copyright Date: 2015 (Rev. 8/16)


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“Training on Demand simplifies my work by providing an easily accessible, interactive learning curriculum on a consistent, web-based platform for employees across varied locations. I would recommend J. J. Keller's Training on Demand because of its quality content, impactful learning, awesome technical support and convenient reporting. Kudos!”

Johnetta Scales  |  Training and Development Manager  |  Gresham, Smith and Partners  |  Nashville, TN

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