Rationale for a personal monitor for heat strain.

  title={Rationale for a personal monitor for heat strain.},
  author={Thomas E. Bernard and W. Larry Kenney},
  journal={American Industrial Hygiene Association journal},
  volume={55 6},
Worker heat-stress exposures can be controlled for short periods above the threshold limit value (TLV) by self-assessment, if the worker can avoid overexposure based on excessive heart rate and/or excessive core temperature. A socially acceptable surrogate for core temperature and a measure of heart rate are objective measures that can increase the… CONTINUE READING