TITLE

Too Hot to Handle

AUTHOR(S)
Petersen, Jeffrey W.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Sep2008, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on heat stress common among U.S. fire fighters as well as ways on how to manage the situation. According to the author, heat stress is a combination of environmental conditions, metabolic rate and lessens the functions of the body as well as mental performance. It cites the different early symptoms and first aid and recovery procedures.
ACCESSION #
34607650

 

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