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Document ID (ISN)110306
CIS number 09-1352
ISSN - Serial title 0019-8366 - Industrial Health
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Holmér I., Parsons K.C., Tochihara Y., Sawada S.
Title Cold stress at work
Bibliographic information May 2009, Vol.47, No.3, p.205-291 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Collection of articles on cold as a hazard in the workplace. Among the topics addressed: health problems and symptoms related to working in cold environments; evaluation of exposure to cold; research on cold work in Russia and Finland; protection requirements; deterioration of manual performance when working under cold conditions; cold-exposed workers in the food industry in Finland; outdoor work among construction workers and traffic controllers in Japan.
Descriptors (primary) cold stress; cold workplaces; risk factors; occupational diseases
Descriptors (secondary) Russian Federation; Japan; Finland; outdoor work; symptoms; dyspnoea; cardiovascular diseases; exposure evaluation; construction industry; personal protective equipment; research; food industry; musculoskeletal diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom; Japan; Sweden
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Heat and cold