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  • Journal title : Fire Science and Engineering
  • Volume 30, Issue 1,  2016, pp.138-148
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Fire Science and Engineering
  • DOI : 10.7731/KIFSE.2016.30.1.138
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Development of Firefighting Performance Test Drills while Wearing Personal Protective Equipment
Kim, Siyeon; Lee, Joo-Young;
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A firefighting simulation was developed in order to assess the physical work capacity of firefighters. The simulation consisted of eight common firefighting tasks, including walking with radiant heat for 3 min while wearing full personal protective equipment (PPE). Nine professional firefighters performed the test a total of three times with a 5 min rest interval between each session. The entire series of tests took approximately 30 min to complete (). Rectal temperatures were found to increase from to , while heart rates were found to increase from to during testing. Time to completion of the test drills and non-modified physical fitness values showed a significantly negative correlation (r
Simulated firefighting work;Physiological heat strain;Fitness standard;Firefighting performance test;Personal protective equipment;
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소방용 보호장구 착용 시 작업시간이 신체에 미치는 영향,유동훈;최현기;이봉섭;방창훈;

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