The Long Term Effects of Cold Weather Work Injuries

Cold Weather Work Injury

The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann assists workers in securing compensation for cold-related work injuries. Working in cold weather can expose employees to various risks and hazards that may result in injuries. While immediate consequences are often addressed through workers’ compensation, it’s crucial to recognize the potential long-term effects of cold weather work injuries. … Read more

Updated: January 22, 2024

Workers Compensation for Cold-Related Illness and Injuries at Work

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Staying indoors during winter enhances warmth and safety. However, in many industries, cold weather generally does not bring outdoor work to a stop. Sadly, the cold weather puts workers at a higher risk of cold stress. Here are common cold-related illnesses and injuries at work and how to identify them. 1. Hypothermia Continued exposure to … Read more

Updated: August 27, 2021

How to Stay Safe When Working in Cold Weather

Cold Weather Work Injury

Working outside in winter weather can be unsafe, so reviewing safety tips and applying them can help prevent a work injury. Winter weather has arrived in St. Louis and those that work outside are in danger of the variety of cold weather injuries that come with it. There are two excellent ways to handle the cold … Read more

Updated: November 28, 2018