Browse Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) by Subject "Body temperature"
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Physiological response to firefighting activities of various work cycles using extended duration and prototype SCBA (Ergonomics, 2017-08-29)Firefighters’ self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) protects the respiratory system during firefighting but increases the physiological burden. Extended duration SCBA (>30 min) have increased air supply, potentially ...
Thermal response to firefighting activities in residential structure fires: impact of job assignment and suppression tactic (Ergonomics, 2017-07-31)Firefighters’ thermal burden is generally attributed to high heat loads from the fire and metabolic heat generation, which may vary between job assignments and suppression tactic employed. Utilising a full-sized residential ...