This book provides an up-to-date, accessible, and comprehensive coverage of human cold stress from principles and theory to practical application.
It defines cold stress and how people respond to it. It describes how to assess a cold environment to predict when discomfort, wind-chill, hypothermia, shivering, frostbite, and other consequences will occur. It also advises on what to do to prevent unacceptable outcomes, including determination and selection of clothing to preserve comfort and health.
The book will be of interest to practitioners and students and anyone involved with fields such as textiles, clothing, and industrial hygiene.
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