|Document ID (ISN)||78459|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1455-8459 - Barents - Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
|Convention or series no.
||Hassi J., Mńkinen T.
||How to assess and manage cold-related risks in northern workplaces?
||2000, Vol.3, No.1-2, p.23-26. Illus. 5 ref.
||Exposure to low temperatures at work can give rise frostbite and hypothermia. Indirect effects and effects from longer-term exposure include a reduction of mental alertness, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, and hyper-reactivity to cold, such as cold-induced urticaria, common in Finland. This article describes a European Union project aimed at developing tools for cold work risk assessment and management in order to reduce or prevent cold-related adverse effects.
||occupational diseases; cold workplaces; hazard evaluation
||training of OSH personnel; Russian Federation; Sweden; Norway; Finland; European Communities; cardiovascular diseases; musculoskeletal diseases; vigilance; frostbite; exposure evaluation; international cooperation; respiratory diseases
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Finland|
||Heating, ventilation and climate
|Broad subject area(s)
||Heat and cold