Andrew W D'Souza

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The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has the potential to significantly improve the situation awareness of emergency first responders working at urban disaster sites. Having the characteristics of being small, light-weight and quickly deployable, UAVs offer the ability to fly over an urban disaster and provide intelligence to Urban Search and Rescue(More)
PURPOSE The American Conference of Governmental and Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH®) Threshold Limit Values (TLV® guidelines) for work in the heat consist of work-rest (WR) allocations designed to ensure a stable core temperature that does not exceed 38°C. However, the TLV® guidelines have not been validated in older workers. This is an important shortcoming(More)
PURPOSE In this article, we evaluated physiological strain in electrical utilities workers during consecutive work shifts in hot outdoor conditions. METHODS Four highly experienced electrical utilities workers were monitored during regularly scheduled work performed in hot conditions (∼34°C) on two consecutive days. Worker hydration (urine specific(More)
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