Too Hot to Handle

Petersen, Jeffrey W.
September 2008
Fire Chief;Sep2008, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p36
Trade Publication
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.


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