83.4 Heat Stress - Factors contributing to heat stress

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Ref: OPNAVINST 5100.19E, B0201.

Personal Factors Associated with Heat Stress (3)

1) Past exposure to heat injuries will affect individuals ability to adapt to new situations.
2) Current health status and use of medications may alter physiological body changes.
3) Exercise and fluid intake.

Personal Factors Associated with Heat Stress

1) Past exposure to heat injuries will affect individuals ability to adapt to new situations.
a) Decreases the ability to handle heat stress conditions.

Personal Factors Associated with Heat Stress

2) Current health status and use of medications may alter physiological body changes.
a) Alcohol intake.
b) G6PD
c) Sickle cell trait

Personal Factors Associated with Heat Stress

3) Exercise and fluid intake.

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