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So far 100 percent of the competition has taken place in the safe zone of the WBGT index, unlike past events at the 1996, 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games, the 2016 FIFA World Cup, the 2015 IAAF World Championships and various tennis matches, which took place in conditions within the danger zone.
De acuerdo con la normatividad vigente para Colombia, esto es, los valores limites permisibles (TLVes) de la ACGIH (American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists), con base en la ISO 7243, para realizar la evaluacion del ambiente termico, se tendra en cuenta el Indice WBGT (Wet Bulb, Globe Temperature), calculado a partir de la temperatura humeda, temperatura de globo y temperatura seca.
Table 1 shows the measures of WBGT and hydration status, including BM and urine osmolarity.
The values are estimated for 'in-full-shade places' (or indoors without cooling) and WBGT levels in the sun during afternoons are likely to be 2-3[degrees]C higher.
The calculated WBGT indexes for animal room and BOD incubator respectively were 24.
Along with these observations, to assess the heat stress, WBGT (Wet bulb globe temperature) index was also calculated for animal room and for BOD incubator for five consecutive days of heat exposure.
The three elements Tw, Tg, and Ta are combined into a weighted average to produce the WBGT (EN 27243, 1998).
15 Ministry of Labor and Employment (18), this is set for an activity considered heavy--as it is in the case of sugarcane cutting --the ceiling of the WBGT is 25.
There is need to work on many other issues such as coaching education, WBGT policies, and heat stroke recogrntion and treatment; however, state by state efforts are time-consuming and laborious.
External physical influencing factors, viz, the mean Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) index and relative humidity at the tea garden during that period were as follows: WBGT Index 29.
Continuing the search for WBGT clothing adjustment factors.
Table 4 lists the allowable work demand for light and moderate work for both acclimatized and unacclimatized workers as a function of WBGT.
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