Frostbite is an injury to the body that is caused by freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. The lower the temperature, the more quickly frostbite will occur. Frostbite typically affects the extremities, particularly the feet and hands. Amputation may be required in severe cases.

Frostbite can result in serious injury and lost work time
Frostbite can result in serious injury and lost work time

It is critical for workers in cold weather to know “What are the symptoms of frostbite?” and “What can be done for a person suffering from frostbite?” Learn these and many more key safety facts, and comply with OSHA training requirements, through LBA University online Cold Weather Safety Training at https://www.lbagroup.com/lbauniversity/course/cold-weather-safety-training/.

LBA University offers a variety of online and onsite safety and OSHA compliance courses. Contact Bryan Dixon for more information at 252-757-0279 or bryan.dixon@lbagroup.com.

About The Author

Lawrence Behr

Lawrence Behr is CEO of LBA Group and is an accomplished writer and public speaker on radio frequency matters. His experience with RF and electromagnetic compatibility matters spans over 50 years. He is an RCA Fellow and an SBE Fellow. Lawrence is a long-time amateur operation (K4JRZ) and enjoys hiking and canoeing.

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