heat stress index


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heat stress in·dex

(hēt stres in'deks)
Measure of environment's potential to cause heat injury; based on ambient air temperature and relative humidity.
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The new scheme, based on best practices in the GCC and compliant with Bahrain's laws, includes heat level indicators and provides a daily heat stress index with practical tips on how staff can protect themselves.
The code -- based on best practices in the GCC and compliant with Bahrain's laws -- also includes heat level indicators, and provides a daily heat stress index with practical tips on how employees can protect themselves.
The extreme heat event data used in this study were drawn from a heat stress index maintained for 187 U.
The campaign will stress on effective hydration and the introduction of the thermal work limit (TWL) - a heat stress index that assesses working conditions and management of thermal risk thus determining when it is not safe to work.