Cold Stress

Exposure to extremely cold temperatures can cause serious or life-threatening health problems. Cold stress can be treated, if not prevented.

That is what this course is all about. Cold Stress explores the risk factors that contribute to cold and cold-induced illnesses and injuries. It also explains how to prevent tissue damage and cold stress, and how to treat cold-induced illnesses.


After taking this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the role of wind chill in causing cold stress
  • List the factors that contribute to cold stress
  • Define the different cold stress disorders
  • Describe the causes, symptoms, and treatment of hypothermia, frostbite, and trench foot
  • List the preventive measures for cold stress

Like what you see?

Get in touch with us to obtain the course, with access for one year, hosted on our LMS – Effectus.

Get in touch with us if you need the course:


For multiple users

Hosted on your LMS, with your corporate branding
To be customized with content specific to your organization