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L10_ Heat Stress 2012 NEW - Heat Stress If you cant take...

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Heat Stress If you can’t take the heat . ..
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Heat Stress If you can’t take the heat . .. 1. Heat stress fatality case 2. Managing work in hot environments 3. Problems Hot Tip: For the final exam you will be required to solve a question similar to the problems at the end of this section.
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Sunburn - Skin redness, swelling, pain, blisters, fever, and headaches. Ointments help mild cases; more severe sunburns should receive medical treatment. Cramping - Occurs in legs and occasionally in the abdomen. Gentle massage may help. Sips of mild (teaspoon of salt to 8 oz/250 ml of water) salt water. If symptoms persist, see a doctor. Heat Stress 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 air- conditioning and apply cool compresses. If symptoms continue, seek medical attention. Heat stroke - Very high (106°F /41°C) 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.
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An Investigation into the Death of Brian Savio Freeman Work Physiology and Heat Stress
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Brian Freeman s Age: 21 s Main Occupation: York University student s Summer Job: Student Laborer, City of Scarborough s Died: August 3, 1990; 1:50 am s Cause of Death: Multi-organ Failure, Aspergillosis
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Brian Freeman Background s No previous medical problems s Overweight but not obese elatively inactive s Relatively inactive s Known to consume alcohol
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