Iraq suffers from an acute shortage of electricity in an environment where the heat index
can exceed 50 centigrade, and cut off electricity totaling upwards of 18 hours per day in most of Iraqi provinces.
* In partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), OSHA is developing a heat index
smart phone application that will display the NOAA heat index
at the users location with action alerts on how to prevent heat illness on the job.
Michigan, Illinois, Texas and across the Mid-Atlantic up through the Northeast, high temperatures and humidity are pushing the heat index
well above 37C (100F).
* Ventilation zones across the back and behind the knees to help control body heat index
and reduce perspiration.
Exercising when it's about 80 is fine, but also consider the heat index
and humidity levels.
But on the day of the event, the heat index
soared to 102 degrees, discouraging a big turnout, and the final vote tally totaled only 14,302.
Organisers have issued an excessive heat warning for the week and the heat index
, which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is expected to reach 110 for the first two rounds.
"Check the weather forecast and exercise indoors when the heat index
registers in the danger zone."
The heat index
should be accounted for on each training day and followed-up with the appropriate measures when necessary.
According to the DOE, "It's not the heat; it's the humidity." Moisture from a humidifier will increase the "heat index
," making 68 degrees feel like 76.
The injunction directed the prison to provide fans, ice water, and daily showers when the heat index
was 90 degrees or above, or to make such arrangements from May through September.
In a recent study published by research firm TheInfoPro, the firm's Technology Heat Index
showed that disk-to-disk backup, replication management, and policy-based management all ranked in the company's top 10 "hottest" technologies.