|Document ID (ISN)||40086|
|Convention or series no.
||Pommerenck C., Granda A., Ibañez M., Almirall P., Mugica J.
||The microclimate and its relation to the health and productivity of sugar industry workers
||El microclima y su relación con la salud y productividad del trabajador de la industria azucarera [in Spanish]|
||Instituto de Medicina del Trabajo, Habana, Cuba, Oct. 1982, 15p.
||Results of a study conducted in 10 sugar refineries on 95 workers employed in the boiling and crystallisation of sugar: determination of the corrected effective temperature, physiological examination (heart rate, oral and skin temperatures, hourly sweat rate), psychological tests. Discussion of the tabulated results. Comparison of the data collected before and after introduction of better workplace ventilation shows that appropriate ventilation has both physiological and psychological (improved productivity) benefits.
||heat load; ventilation; hot workplaces; sugar industry; microclimate
||hygiene and productivity; heat stress assessment; climatic measurement
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Heating, ventilation and climate
|Broad subject area(s)
||Heat and cold