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Document ID (ISN)112201
CIS number 11-0864
ISSN - Serial title 1877-7856 - Encyclopédie médico-chirurgicale
Year 2011
Convention or series no. 16-400-A-10
Author(s) Launnay J.C., Bourrilhon C., Savourey G.
Title Cold workplaces
Original title Travail au froid [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd quarter 2011, No.172, 16p. Illus. 113 ref.
Abstract Contents of this review article on cold workplaces: characteristics of cold working environments, with examples; tolerance and physiological effects of work in cold environments; pathologies related to cold; improving cold tolerance.
Descriptors (primary) cold workplaces; outdoor work; frostbite; cardiovascular disorders; allergic respiratory disorders; individual susceptibility; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) body weight; physical fitness; cold stress; fatigue; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; age-linked differences; sex-linked differences; comment on standard
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Heat and cold