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Document ID (ISN)41925
CIS number 84-969
ISSN - Serial title 0014-0139 - Ergonomics
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gertner A., Israeli R., Cassuto Y.
Title Water and electrolyte balance in workers exposed to a hot environment during their workshift
Bibliographic information Feb. 1984, Vol.27, No.2, p.125-134. 32 ref.
Abstract The study was conducted on 45 naturally heat-acclimatised workers having free access to water and performing light to moderate work in a warm environment at the metalworking shops of 2 plants located in the south of Israel. The average WBGT at the work area ranged from 24 to 29░C. Results of all the physiological tests performed on the workers indicated that the water and electrolyte balance can be maintained in workers who can choose their own work regimen.
Descriptors (primary) water and electrolyte balance; hot workplaces; desert climate
Descriptors (secondary) Israel; metalworking industry; drinks at work
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Nutrition
Heat and cold
Natural phenomena