WOBO members and fellow professionals assisting in the vaccine process should review this document
Cryogens and Dry Ice
Cryogens are substances used to produce very low
temperatures [below -153°C (-243°F)], such as liquid
nitrogen (LN2) which has a boiling point of -196°C
(-321°F), that are commonly used in laboratories.
Although not a cryogen, solid carbon dioxide or dry
ice which converts directly to carbon dioxide gas at
-78°C (-109°F) is also often used in laboratories.
Cryogens, as well as dry ice, can be hazardous to workers if not handled properly.
Review the general precautions within the OSHA guidance.