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Document ID (ISN)53774
CIS number 90-1042
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Candas V., Bothorel B.
Title Data sheet on hygiene and life at work - 1: Hydration, work and heat
Original title Fiche d'hygiène de vie au travail - 1: Hydration, travail et chaleur [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 1989, No.135, Note No.1727-135-89, p.241-245. 35 ref.
Abstract In everyday life, at home and at work, even in moderate thermal conditions the human body loses water. The resulting water-mineral imbalance can have effects that are more or less harmful. Contents of the article: water loss, its origins and effects, and more particularly the effects of organic dehydration on the thermophysiological, cardiovascular and endocrinal responses of the human body; rehydration by oral ingestion and its efficiency depending on the type of drink ingested; recommendations for workers and consultants, based on existing data in the specialised literature and on the results of scientific researches such as those carried out at the Laboratory of Environmental Physiology and Psychology in Strasbourg (France).
Descriptors (primary) dehydration; nutrition; heat; compensation of water losses; drinks at work
Descriptors (secondary) occupational physiology; data sheet; cardiovascular disorders
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Heat and cold