Evaluation of wet bulb globe temperature index for estimation of heat strain in hot/humid conditions in the Persian Gulf

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Dehghan, Habibolah; Mortazavi, Seyed Bagher; Jafari, Mohammad J.; Maracy, Mohammad R.;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Research in Medical Sciences,volume 17,issue 12,pages1,108-1,113 (issn: 1735-1995, eissn: 1735-7136)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3703160
  • Subject: Heat strain | physiological strain index | Original Article | wet bulb globe temperature index | R | Medicine | Persian Gulf

Background: Heat exposure among construction workers in the Persian Gulf region is a serious hazard for health. The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT) Index for estimation of heat strain in hot/humid conditions by the ... View more
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