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ID (ISN) del documento31576
Número CIS 79-1016
ISSN - Título de la serie 0099-0027 - Professional Safety
Año 1979
Número de serie
Autor(es) Coble D.F.
Título The effects of cold: Frostbite and hypothermia.
Información bibliográfica Feb. 1979, Vol.24, No.2, p.15-18. Illus. 14 ref.
Resumen Literature survey. The main factors causing frostbite and hypothermia are humidity, high winds, contact with wetness (most serious) or metal, inadequate clothing, age and general health. Symptoms of overexposure and effects on the body are listed. Methods of prevention, the formula for calculating the amount of insulating clothing required at any temperature and the recommended clothing are described. Air temperature, wind velocity and metabolism are the data needed to evaluate exposure time limits and clothing needed under given conditions. The metabolic rates at different activity levels are tabulated.
Descriptores (primarios) invierno; carga frígida; puestos de trabajo fríos; protección contra el frío; congelaciones
Descriptores (secundarios) revisión bibliográfica; frío; vestidos aislantes
Tipo de documento -
Tema(s) Ambiente térmico, ventilación
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Heat and cold
Natural phenomena