This topic looks at hazards posed by extremes of temperature in the form of heat stress and cold stress.

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Keywords: Acclimatisation; Administrative controls; Air movement; Air temperature; Assessing heat stress;C lothing; Cold stress; Deep body core temperature; Dehydration; Engineering controls; Frostbite; Globe temperature (GT); Health effects; Heat exhaustion; Heat illness;Heat insulation; Heat strain; Heat stress; Heat stroke; Humidity; Hypothermia; Metabolic heat; Metabolism;Personal management of heat strain factors; Protective clothing; Radiant temperature; Shielding; Temperature extremes; WBGT index; Wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT); Wind chill

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Date added to OUM OER: 9 Mar 2022
Date Modified in OUM OER: 9 Mar 2022
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Submitter: Zulhairi Salih
Technical Format: H5P
License : CC BY-NC-ND

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