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•Heat Exhaustion - Profuse sweating, weak pulse, and severe fatigue.
Skin may appear pale and feel cold and clammy. Greater severity marked
by fainting and vomiting. Move person to cool location, preferably airconditioning and apply cool compresses. If symptoms continue, seek
•Heat stroke - Very high (106° /41° temperature, rapid and strong
pulse, and hot, dry skin. Move victim immediately to cool location, apply
cool, wet compresses, and seek medical help. This condition can be fatal. An Investigation into the Death
of Brian Savio Freeman Work Physiology and Heat Stress Brian Freeman
Main Occupation: York University student
Summer Job: Student Laborer, City of
Died: August 3, 1990; 1:50 am
Cause of Death: Multi-organ Failure,
Aspergillosis Brian Freeman
Background No previous medical problems
Overweight but not obese
Known to consume alcohol Events Leading to
July 12, 1990: applied for student laboring job
at City of Scarborough
July 13, 1990: interviewed and hired
July 14/15: camping tri...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2013 for the course MIE 343 taught by Professor Paulwhite during the Fall '12 term at University of Toronto.
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