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Proceedings of a NIOSH workshop on recommended heat stress standards.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
Dukes-Dobos FN; Henschel A, eds. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-108, 1980 Dec; :1-182
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00115738
Abstract
Papers and reports from the 1979 Workshop on Recommended Heat Stress Standards are presented. The workshop participants included experts from industry, labor, OSHA, and academia, and was conducted under the auspices of NIOSH. Papers were presented on topics such as heat stress tolerance testing, comparison of heat action stress levels, and design of work rest schedules for hot jobs. Preemployment selection criteria for hot job workers also are discussed along with accident prevention methods. Recommendations are included for an improved heat stress standard and for additional research.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Heat-stress; Heat-exposure; Medical-research; Industrial-hygiene
Publication Date
19801201
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Editors
Dukes-Dobos-FN; Henschel-A
Fiscal Year
1981
NTIS Accession No.
PB82-180837
NTIS Price
A10
Identifying No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-108
NIOSH Division
DBBS; DTS
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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