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What is the difference between a winter storm watch, warning, and advisory?

Winter Storm Warning: Take Action! A winter storm is imminent or occurring. If you hear a warning, immediately go home or shelter in place until it is safe to travel again. If you are home, bring in pets and plan to stay inside … Read More…

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How Prepared are You for Winter Storms?

  Blizzards, ice storms, Nor’easters and freezing¬† cold – winter can be a killer.¬† The season can have a huge impact on travel, schools, businesses and health.¬† Just look at what happen to Buffalo recently, where people were trapped at home and in … Read More…

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[OSHA] Protecting Workers from Cold Temperature Stress

Cold temperatures and increased wind speed (wind chill) cause heat to leave the body more quickly, putting workers at risk of cold stress. Any one working in the cold may be at risk, eg., workers in freezers, outdoor agriculture and construction.   Common … Read More…

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