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UNI EN 27243 : 1996

Superseded

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HOT ENVIRONMENTS - ESTIMATION OF THE HEAT STRESS ON WORKING MAN, BASED ON THE WBGT-INDEX (WET BULB GLOBE TEMPERATURE)

Superseded date

09-11-2017

Published date

01-01-1996

Cooperating organizations
National foreword
Foreword
Method
Introduction
1. Scope
2. Principle and general definition
3. Measurement of parameters characteristic of the
     environment
4. Measurement or estimation of metabolic energy
5. Measurement specifications
6. Period and duration of measurements
7. Reference values
8. Evaluation report
Annexes
A. (informative) Table of reference values of the WBGT
     heat stress index
B. (informative) Curves showing reference values of
     WBGT and method of acclimatization to heat
C. (informative) Example of an evaluation report
D. (informative) Bibliography
Tables
1. Classification of levels of metabolic rate
A.1 Reference values corresponding to a given situation
National annex
NA (informative) Committees responsible

Gives a method for evaluating the heat stress to which an individual is subjected in a hot environment and which allows a fast diagnosis. Coverage includes: measurement of parameters characteristic of the environment; period and duration of measurements; measurement or estimation of metabolic energy. Also gives detailed tables and annexes.

DevelopmentNote
Supersedes UNI 9505. (10/2002)
DocumentType
Standard
PublisherName
Ente Nazionale Italiano di Unificazione (UNI)
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

Standards Relationship
UNE-EN 27243:1995 Identical
I.S. EN 27243:1994 Identical
NF EN 27243 : 1994 Identical
EN 27243:1993 Identical
BS EN 27243:1994 Identical
ISO 7243:2017 Identical
NBN EN 27243 : 1994 Identical
DIN EN 27243:1993-12 Identical

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