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ISO 7243

Ergonomics of the thermal environment - Assessment of heat stress using the WBGT (wet bulb globe temperature) index

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Organization: ISO
Publication Date: 1 August 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 26
ICS Code (Ergonomics): 13.180
scope:

This document presents a screening method for evaluating the heat stress to which a person is exposed and for establishing the presence or absence of heat stress.

It applies to the evaluation of the effect of heat on a person during his or her total exposure over the working day (up to 8 h).

It does not apply for very short exposures to heat.

It applies to the assessment of indoor and outdoor occupational environments as well as to other types of environment, and to male and female adults who are fit for work.

Document History

ISO 7243
August 1, 2017
Ergonomics of the thermal environment - Assessment of heat stress using the WBGT (wet bulb globe temperature) index
This document presents a screening method for evaluating the heat stress to which a person is exposed and for establishing the presence or absence of heat stress. It applies to the evaluation of the...
January 1, 1989
Hot Environments - Estimation of the Heat Stress on Working Man, Based on the WBGT-Index (Wet Bulb Globe Temperature)
This International Standard gives a method, which can easily be used in an industrial environment, for evaluating the heat stress to which an individual is subjected in a hot environment and which...
September 1, 1982
Hot environments - Estimation of the heat stress on working man, based on the WBGT-index (wet bulb globe temperature)
Scope and field of application This International Standard gives a method, which can easily be used in an industrial environment, for evaluating the heat stress to which an individual is subjected...

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