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Document ID (ISN)37928
CIS number 82-978
ISSN - Serial title Drägerheft
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pasternack A.
Title Biochemical and physiological evaluation of an integral suit with a combined cooling and respiratory protection system
Original title Biomechanische und arbeitsphysiologische Bewertung des Kühl- und Atemschutzgerätes [in German]
Bibliographic information 1981, No.319, p.10-15. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract A description of an integral cooled suit combined with an independent respiratory protective system is followed by the results of studies on movement impediment and physiological effects caused by this protective system in a team of mine rescue workers. Diagrams of body-core temperature, pulse rate and subjective comfort in relation to the test parameters (70%C, 60-90% relative humidity, 70W workload), exposure time and the maximum tolerable wearing time. The suit can be tolerated for a prolonged period - which facilitates mine rescue and firefighting operations.
Descriptors (primary) work at high temperature; mine rescue; heat; heat protective clothing; self-contained breathing apparatus
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; endurance limit; assessment of physical capacity; liquid-cooled suits; climate chamber studies
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization
Heat and cold
Respiratory protection
Protective clothing