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Limits of Exposure to Work in Hot Climates without a Rise in Body Temperature.

Authors
Lind-AR
Source
Proceedings of the Symposium on Standards for Occupational Exposures to Hot Environments 1973 Feb:19-40
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00049168
Abstract
Experiments were conducted to determine if there is some critical, definable level of environmental stress above which the rectal temperature is affected not only by the rate of work but also by the environment, and if such a critical environmental stress existed, whether it could be construed as a viable criterion by which to set environmental limits for work. The findings are intended to apply specifically to the coal mining industry in Great Britain for unacclimatized men work in minimal clothing.
Keywords
NIOSH-Grant; Grants-other; Heat-stress; Thermal-environment; Miners; Acclimatization;
Contact
None Industrial Health Foundation 5231 Centre Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Publication Date
19730228
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Editors
Horvath-SM;
Funding Amount
17328.00
Funding Type
Grant;
Fiscal Year
1973
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R13-OH-00382
Priority Area
Other Occupational Concerns; Grants-other;
Source Name
Proceedings of the Symposium on Standards for Occupational Exposures to Hot Environments
State
PA;
Performing Organization
Industrial Health Foundation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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