Thursday, February 15, 2018

How to Avoid Cold Stress Injuries On-The-Job!

Colorado workers compensation attorneysDo you work outdoors?

Are you worried about suffering from a cold stress injury?

How can you ease cold stress injuries on the job?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommends the following too help protect workers on the job from cold stress injuries.

  1. Work outside during the warmest part of the day.
  2. Use a buddy system whenever possible to help spot each other for signs of cold stress injuries.
  3. Go inside to keep warm every hour if your employer allows.
  4. Take more breaks when your job requires physical demanding movements.
  5. Have access to a cell phone, or walkie talkie in case of emergencies.
  6. Avoid consuming caffeine when you work in cold conditions.

If you’ve been injured on the job, contact our Colorado worker’s compensation attorneys as soon as possible to discuss your rights. Our attorneys will make sure you get the best settlement possible to ensure your family will be taken care of while you recover.

If you have questions or concerns about your claim for workers’ compensation in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, please call us at (970) 945-2396 today to set up an appointment to discuss your rights. Your initial consult with our office is free!

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