Comparison of Different Heat Stress Indices for Assessing Farm-ers' Exposure to Heat Stress

  • Masoud Hamerezaee Department of Occupational Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Iranshahr University of Medical Sciences, Iranshahr, Iran
  • Somayeh Farhang Dehghan Department of Occupational Health, School of Public Health and Safety, Shahaid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Teh-ran, Iran
  • Farideh Golbabaei Department of Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Asad Fathi Department of Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Zahra Zamanian Mail Department of Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

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References

1. Mazlomi A, Golbabaei F, Dehghan SF, et al (2017). The influence of occupational heat exposure on cognitive performance and blood level of stress hormones: A field study report. Int J Occup Saf Ergon, 23(3): 431–439.
2. Zamanian Z, Sedaghat Z, Hemehrezaee M, Khajehnasiri F (2017). Evaluation of environmental heat stress on physiological parameters. J Environ Health Sci Eng, 15:24.
3. International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO 7243. Hot Environments—Estimation of the heat stress on working man, based on the WBGT index (Web Bulb Globe Temperature). 1989. Geneva: ISO.
4. International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO 9886. Ergonomics -- Evaluation of thermal strain by physiological measurements. 2004. Geneva: ISO.
Published
2020-08-24
How to Cite
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Hamerezaee M, Farhang Dehghan S, Golbabaei F, Fathi A, Zamanian Z. Comparison of Different Heat Stress Indices for Assessing Farm-ers’ Exposure to Heat Stress. Iran J Public Health. 49(9):1810-1812.
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Letter to the Editor