Physiological measurements utilized in the evaluation of longshoring work method changes are studied, as they may affect the individual worker. Physiological measurements include oxygen consumption, energy cost of the job, and heart rate change. Physical environmental measures include temperature, humidity, and air movement. When ventilating equipment is properly used during use of gasoline powered units within the hold, no hazard exists. It is concluded that no decrement to working efficiency is attributed to environmental influences.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number UCLA-61-75.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of California, Los Angeles

    School of Architecture and Urban Planning
    Los Angeles, CA  United States  90024
  • Authors:
    • Hale, F C
  • Publication Date: 1961-11

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 25 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026434
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 61-75
  • Contract Numbers: Nonr 233(07)
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 4 1973 12:00AM