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About HEAT-SHIELD

The Horizon 2020 research project is dedicated to address the negative impact of increased workplace heat stress on the health and productivity of five strategic European industries: manufacturing, construction, transportation, tourism and agriculture.

The Consortium consists of a group of twelve research institutions, two policy-making organizations, four industrial entities and two civil society organization from across the EU. The project is endorsed by policy, civil society and industrial stakeholders.

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  • Scientific Article

Sustainable solutions to mitigate occupational heat strain –

an umbrella review of physiological effects and global health perspectives

Nathan B. Morris, Ollie Jay, Andreas D. Flouris, Ana Casanueva, Chuansi Gao, Josh Foster, George Havenith, Lars Nybo.

 
 

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Construction

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CONTACT

Name: Prof. Lars Nybo
Institution: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark
e-mail: nybo[at]nexs.ku.dk

Name: Dr. Andreas Flouris
Institution: University of  Thessaly
Country: Greece
e-mail: andreasflouris[at]gmail.com

Name: Prof. Lučka Kajfež-Bogataj
Institution: University of Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia
e-mail: lucka.kajfez.bogataj[at]bf.uni-lj.si

Name: Prof. Tord Kjellstrom
Institution: CETRI
Country: Cyprus
e-mail: kjellstromt[at]yahoo.com

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 668786

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