Cold Stress FAQs

Course Overview
Cold Stress is an intermediate online safety course that focuses on anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and controlling hazards due to cold stress. In this course, we will teach you the definition of cold stress and how to prevent injuries and illnesses on the job site. Anyone working in a cold environment may be at risk of cold stress.

Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a ClickSafety Certificate of Completion that will show the 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 1 Contact Hour received for this IACET-approved course.


Intended Audience
Some workers may be required to work outdoors in cold environments and for extended periods, for example, construction workers, utility workers, military personnel, snow cleanup crews, sanitation workers, police officers and emergency response and recovery personnel, like firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Cold stress can be encountered in these types of work environments. This online safety course is intended to be used across all industries such Construction and General Industry and for the following audiences:

Workers across all industries
Supervisors across all industries
Managers across all industries
Employers across all industries
Learning Objectives
ClickSafety’s Cold Stress course will provide you with the basics of cold stress awareness, symptoms, illnesses, preventative measures and medical surveillance so that you will have a better understanding of OSHA’s safety guidelines and be better prepared to recognize and prevent cold stress situations. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

Recognize the causes, signs, and symptoms of hypothermia, frostbite, frost-nip, chilblains and trench foot
Identify cold stress prevention measures, strategies and techniques
Identify what to do when cold stress occurs
Course Topics
Frost-nip and Chilblains
Trench Foot
Cold Stress Prevention
Trench Foot
Course Based On:
This online safety course is based on the General Duty Clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (Section 5(a)(1) of OSH Act of 1970).
Features and Benefits
This Cold Stress online course provides training identifying and controlling hazards associated cold stress.

Be well-versed in OSHA cold stress protocols, as well as other safety guidelines
Know the causes of cold stress in the workplace and what you can do to prevent it from occurring
Know how to recognize cold stress signs and symptoms