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Extreme cold

Hazard Knowledge

Personnel may encounter extreme cold when attending industrial sites where there are refrigerators, freezers or cryogenic liquids. Refer to supplementary information about cryogenics, temperature-controlled storage and kitchens.

For further information on dealing with cryogenic hazards see National Operational Guidance: Hazardous materials.

For further information about the effects of working in extreme cold, refer to the hazard, Hypothermia in personnel.