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RR8 - The development of a practical heat stress assessment methodology for use in UK industry

It has long been known that work in the heat can compromise health and safety and lead directly or indirectly to worker injury and death. This project, sponsored by the Health and Safety Executive in the United Kingdom, was conducted to ensure that developments in heat stress assessment were evaluated and where to advantage, included in assessment methods appropriate for use in British industry. The project was conducted by the Human Thermal Environments Laboratory at Loughborough University who are nationally and internationally active in the field and have been involved in heat stress research for over 20 years.

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Updated 2010-03-19