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.
Knowledge and understanding
Understand all associated hazard knowledge
- Control measureSafe system of work: Extreme heat at industrial sites
- Control measureSafe system of work: Extreme cold at industrial sites