Injuries Due to Environmental Extremes
Paragraphs 4-1 through 4-29
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Identify the clinical signs and symptoms of cold
and heat injuries and select the appropriate
first aid measures for each.
Identify the environmental and host factors,
which are likely to result in heat or cold injury.
Use the WBGT index or the wind chill factor to
predict the risk of heat or cold injury on a given
Identify the important elements of an effective
program for the prevention of heat and cold
After studying the assignment, complete the exercises
at the end of this lesson. These exercises will help
you to achieve the lesson objectives.