How to understand the heat stress assessment for occupational health professionals

How to understand the heat stress assessment for occupational health professionals

How to understand the heat stress assessment for occupational health professionals

Assignment HABA (Due 17.8.2018) – Individual
How to understand the heat stress assessment for occupational health professionals. Please download the material and discuss with your friends. This low-level assignment help to test your understanding of heat stress exposure assessment. This open assignment needs to be conducted and sent within 1 month.




Heat Stress Case Study-Water sampling Activities

Based on the picture above estimates the condition of the workers whether she poses risk or not during the activities as spell out. The respondents are the environmental officer who responded to collect the samples of the environment for the duration of 6 hours a day.

Data WBGT presented on the website:

Heat Stress Management in Malaysia Occupational Health Safety Guideline Workers

Data Related to Exercise (DOWNLOAD HERE)

How to understand the heat stress assessment for occupational health professionals

Using Above Picture as an example estimates the heat stress occurs

Instruction:

  1. Based on the picture you need to draft an estimation of the work uni
  2. Using data from the link to calculate the exposure
  3. Calculate/ suggest the metabolic heat generated from the activities being done (for 8 hours)
  4. Identify the suggestion for the TLV and action limit
  5. Identify whether the heat stress occurs or not.
  6. Provide recommendation (practical and make sense) – in point form
  7. Submit your assignment via ms pdf (max 5 pages)

 

The answers to this tutorial can be found here (only available after 17.8.2018:

 

 

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