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Document ID (ISN)108822
CIS number 08-1423
ISSN - Serial title 1287-7778 - Prévention BTP
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sagot F.
Title Weather conditions - How to protect yourself against heat waves
Original title Conditions météorologiques - Comment se protéger des grandes chaleurs [in French]
Bibliographic information July-Aug. 2008, No.109, p.32-33. Illus.
Internet access 08-1423.pdf [in French]
Abstract Heat stroke risks can be present on construction sites whenever the temperature exceeds 30°C. Site managers are responsible for evaluating the situation, checking weather forecasts and implementing protective measures against heat strokes by acting at various levels, including the portable facilities unit, work organization, and personal and collective protective equipment.
Descriptors (primary) France; heat stroke; hot workplaces; construction industry; risk factors; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) welfare facilities; responsibilities of employers; work organization; outdoor work; role of management; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; personal protective equipment; dehydration
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Heat and cold
Construction industry and civil engineering