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Effects of heat stress on human health : input into health impact assessment of climate change

Tawatsupa, Benjawan

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Global warming has led to renewed interest in the occurrence of heat stress in the population along with its determinants and consequences. Heat stress can create unsafe working conditions and affect the health of workers. Heat waves are also unsafe and in 2003 led to many avoidable deaths in Europe. Most heat stress research has been conducted in high-income countries in temperate latitudes. This leaves knowledge gaps regarding heat stress and its effects for tropical settings. Thailand is a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/155960
DOI: 10.25911/5d514be2d0842

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