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Aug. 25, 2014: CDC Report Cites Need for Acclimatization to Prevent Heat-Related Worker Deaths

New Workers Need to Get Used to Working in Hot Conditions

An Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) analysis, described in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, suggests that the primary risk factor for heat fatalities is the lack of acclimatization programs, i.e., getting new workers used to working in hot conditions.


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Nielsen-Kellerman: Human Heat Stress Tracker

Portable handheld device Kestrel 4400 Heat Stress Tracker fits in a pocket or small belt carrying case and provides accurate waterless wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT) measurements within minutes of exposure to the air. The most common composite measurement used to determine appropriate exposure to heat stress conditions is WBGT.


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Scenes from the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, D.C.

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NEWSMakers: Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson,an experienced trade school and community college instructor, discusses the HVAC industry and his column in The NEWS, ‘The Service Ticket.’ Listen now for a hint to the Not Enough Heat question from the Dec. 15 issue. Posted Jan. 30.

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