Development of a draft British standard: the assessment of heat strain for workers wearing personal protective equipment.

@article{Hanson1999DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a draft British standard: the assessment of heat strain for workers wearing personal protective equipment.},
  author={Mark A Hanson},
  journal={The Annals of occupational hygiene},
  year={1999},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={309-19}
}
  • Mark A Hanson
  • Published 1999 in The Annals of occupational hygiene
Existing methods for estimating heat stress, enshrined in British/International Standards (the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) index [BS EN 27243] and the Required Sweat Rate equation [BS EN 12515; ISO 7933 modified]), assume that the clothing worn by the individual is water vapour permeable; the WBGT index also assumes that the clothing is relatively… CONTINUE READING