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Document ID (ISN)111044
CIS number 10-0702
ISSN - Serial title 1635-5075 - Prévention BTP
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Title Frost: Consequences and health precautions
Original title Le gel: conséquences et précautions pour la santé [in French]
Bibliographic information Nov. 2010, No. 135, Insert. 2p. Illus.
Abstract Frost can have severe consequences in winter, particularly for construction sites. Contents of this practical information sheet on work in the presence of risks of frost: factors favouring the onset of frost; definitions of frost and black ice; freezing, its consequences and precautions to be taken; health implications and means of protection against cold workplaces.
Descriptors (primary) cold workplaces; construction industry; occupational accidents; health hazards; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) France; premises; frostbite; fissural dermatitis; protective clothing; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
Heat and cold