Cold-Weather Injuries - Unnecessary Casualties

Plan to prevent cold-weather injuries, such as frostbite, chilblain, and hypothermia.  Establish a cold-weather policy and enforce it.  Make sure your plan includes the following:

Cold weather accidents are preventable this winter and every winter.

Cold Weather Injuries Chart


"Prevention of cold injuries is the responsibility of commanders at all levels."

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