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Document ID (ISN)56836
CIS number 91-1734
ISSN - Serial title 0173-3338 - Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitsschutz, Prophylaxe und Ergonomie
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Strasser H.
Title Ergonomic aspects of the concepts of dose and energy equivalence with respect to unfavourable environmental factors
Original title Ergonomische Überlegungen zur Dosismaxime bzw. zur Energieäquivalenz bei Umgebungsbelastungen [in German]
Bibliographic information 1990, Vol.40, No.11, p.338-354. Illus. 23 ref.
Abstract For assessment of exposure to heat or cold, the average temperature over 8h is used. Similarly, noise exposure is evaluated by the 8-h average energy equivalent noise level. Exposure to harmful substances is evaluated by the product of concentration and duration of exposure. Examples are used to illustrate that the actual burden on the human being is not always adequately reflected by these methods of measuring exposure.
Descriptors (primary) endurance limit; noise; harmful substances; microclimate; exposure evaluation; workload assessment; ergonomic evaluation; physical workload
Descriptors (secondary) heat load; heat stress assessment; hazard evaluation; ergonomics
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Noise
Exposure evaluation