As the winter months begin to roll by, the temperature keeps getting colder. For those who work outdoors, the cold puts them at risk for cold-based injuries such as cold stress, especially if they are not used to it. When temperatures dip below 50°F, combined with high or cold wind, water, and even snow, the conditions are highly likely to contribute to cold stress. Being knowledgeable about these common cold stress injuries and how they develop may help in prevention.  

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