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Document ID (ISN)110990
CIS number 10-0566
Year 2010
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2010-114
Title NIOSH Fast Facts - Protecting yourself from heat stress
Original title Datos Breves de NIOSH: Protéjase del estrés por calor [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, Apr. 2010. PDF document. 2p.
Internet access DHHS_(NIOSH)_Publication_No.2010-114.pdf [in English]
DHHS_(NIOSH)_Publication_No.2010-114.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract Heat stress, from exertion or hot environments, places workers at risk for illnesses such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion, or heat cramps. This leaflet explains the symptoms and first aid measures for each of these conditions caused by heat.
Descriptors (primary) diagnosis; symptoms; heat load; first aid
Descriptors (secondary) heat cramps; heat exhaustion; heat stroke; internet document
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Heat and cold