|Document ID (ISN)||108361|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1285-154X - Santé et Sécurité au Travail Actualités
|Convention or series no.
||Occupational exposure to cold
||L'exposition professionnelle au froid [in French]|
||Nov.-Dec. 2007, No.105. p.5-6, 12.
||Each year, the exposure of workers to cold work environments causes numerous occupational accidents across many sectors of activity. Many could have been avoided by implementing suitable preventive measures. This article summarizes the legal responsibilities of employers with respect to hazard evaluation and preventive measures for work in cold environments. It also explains the hazards of exposure to cold and how to evaluate thermal strain, the energy consumed by workers and the insulating properties of protective clothing supplied to workers.
||responsibilities of employers; cold workplaces; France
||legal aspects; hazard evaluation; heat stress assessment; equipment testing; insulating clothing
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
Heating, ventilation and climate
|Broad subject area(s)
||Heat and cold