Keeping workers warm

As deep freeze grips much of the nation, employers need to keep a close eye on workers
||Last Updated: 01/27/2003

With the deep freeze gripping much of the nation, the Alberta government offers the following safety tips to protect workers in extreme cold weather.

Working outside in the cold can make workers vulnerable to frostbite and hypothermia, which can be fatal. Worksites must be carefully heated or dangerous levels of carbon monoxide can result.

Using space heaters