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Problems of Evaluating Heat Stress in Situations Where Non- Acclimatized Workers are Exposed Infrequently to Partially Non- Predictable Heat Stress.

Authors
Williams-N
Source
NIOSH 1976 Jan:163-167
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00056211
Abstract
Problems of evaluating heat stress are discussed for situations in which workers undertake jobs infrequently in an environment which is changeable and unpredictable, a situation fairly common in maintenance and repair work. A telephone cable hauling and splicing operation is described which takes place in underground tunnels. Temperature, humidity, and air velocity data are given. Oral temperature and pulse rates of workers were determined before and after three hours work in a tunnel.
Keywords
NIOSH-Grant; Grants-other; Working-areas; Working-conditions; Heat-stress; Thermal-environment; Temperature-measurement; Environment; Repairing; Communications;
Contact
None Industrial Health Foundation 5231 Centre Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Publication Date
19760101
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Funding Amount
17328.00
Funding Type
Grant;
Fiscal Year
1976
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R13-OH-00382
NIOSH Division
DBBS;
Priority Area
Other Occupational Concerns; Grants-other;
Source Name
Standards for Occupational Exposure to Hot Environments, Division of Biomedical and Behavioral Science, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, SOH, HEW Publication No. (NIOSH) 76-100
State
OH; PA;
Performing Organization
Industrial Health Foundation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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