Problems in Evaluation Heat Stress Risk of Women Workers Using the WBGT Index

@inproceedings{Konarska2000ProblemsIE,
  title={Problems in Evaluation Heat Stress Risk of Women Workers Using the WBGT Index},
  author={Maria Konarska and Krzysztof Sołtyński and Anna Marszałek},
  year={2000}
}
Screening evaluation of heat stress in industrial workers, made according to ISO 7243: 1989 standard, showed the misclassification of the workload in case of women.The metabolic rate evaluation of women working at several work stations in the heavy metal industry showed a high level of physical workload, even exceeding the permissible values according to Polish occupational safety regulations — 3.7 kcal/min which means 258W (1600 kcal/shift).In spite of that, the classification of workload… CONTINUE READING

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