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Standards for occupational exposures to hot environments.
Horvath SM, Jensen RC, eds. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-100, 1976 Jan; :1-204
Collection of papers dealing with heat stress in industry, including: whether or not a heat stress standard is needed, the methodologies for assessing heat exposure, and the results of laboratory and industry heat stress studies. Specific topics include dehydration, rehydration, and exercising, strains of exposure to heat, limits of exposure to work in hot climates, effects of age and sex on heat tolerance, heat disorders, occupational exposures to hot environments, environmental measurements, physiologic monitoring of heart rate, sweating, body temperature, and metabolic cost during the work situation. Time weighted average exposure, labor views on hot jobs, limits for exposure to heat, and practical problems of implementing the NIOSH proposed standard.
NIOSH-Grant; Grants-other; Heat-exposure; Heat-stress; Physiology; Physiological-effects; Age-factors; Sex-factors; Steel-industry; Body-fluid-balance; Environmental-stress; Hot-environments; Aluminum-industry; Glass-manufacturing-industry; Climate; Epidemiology
Industrial Health Foundation 5231 Centre Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15232
NTIS Accession No.
DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-100; Grant-Number-R13-OH-00382
Other Occupational Concerns; Grants-other
Standards for occupational exposures to hot environments
Industrial Health Foundation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division