Cold Stress Awareness


The SWIFT Library is a complete solution for the Multifamily and Property Facility Industry developed in collaboration with leading industry experts.

  • Robust Learning Management system with extensive reporting by regional VP, trainer by region, course, learner and/or custom reports
  • Full Access to a library of industry specific courses and corresponding competency tests
  • We customize and brand courses to meet your companies‚Äô specific requirements
  • Will integrate with internal systems for single sign-on
  • Supports third party training courses
  • Learner view based on job title with associated curriculum by role or individual
  • Develop up to three new courses per year

In many different industries there are jobs that are undertaken in cold environments, which can lead to frostbite, hypothermia, and even death. This course includes information on types of cold stress, symptoms, treatment, and controls and strategies for managing cold stress. This course has been designed to help you meet all regulatory and government requirements including the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code.


This is a one-hour online course.



Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the elements of cold stress
  • Recognize the hazards and health risks associated with work in cold environments
  • Understand wind chill factors and how cold stress may be measured in the workplace
  • List the symptoms and treatment for different types of cold stress
  • Identify human, medical, and job risk factors associated with cold stress management
  • Describe the body’s common reactions to cold stress
  • Understand simple strategies for controlling exposure to cold stress
  • List the exposure limits for work in cold environments