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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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How is wind chill calculated (wind chill formula)

The wind chill temperature is calculated using the following formula: Windchill (F) = 35.74 + 0.6215T – 35.75(V^0.16) + 0.4275T(V^0.16) Where: T = Air Temperature (F) V = Wind Speed (mph) ^ = raised to a power (exponential) More about wind chill: Download … Read More…

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Wind Chill Chart

Wind chill temperature is a measure of the combined cooling effect of wind and temperature. As wind increases, heat is carried away from the body at a faster rate, driving down both the skin temperature and eventually the internal body temperature. The Wind … Read More…

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