It's always possible to get hurt on the job -- particularly when you work outside -- but it can be even more likely during the winter months. Icy and snowy conditions, for example, can put you at further risk of injury. Luckily, following these winter safety tips can help keep you safe. 1. Dress in Layers First of all, you have to protect yourself from potential hypothermia and frostbite if you are going to be working in cold conditions.