Heat Stress Physiological Monitoring

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Type:  Video

Publisher:  Savannah River Remediation, Savannah River, SC


Topics:  Occupational Safety and Health

Savannah River Remediation is utilizing a new heat stress technology to make high heat, high work load jobs safer for everyone. A Physiological Monitoring device is worn on the chest to monitor the workers heart rate. If a heart rate exceeds a certain level for a period of time, workers are requested to stop working and cool off. Workers can then resume working when the heart rate has returned to normal levels.

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