Tag: WBGT

  1. Wet Bulb Globe Temperature- Why You Need to Know

    Wet Bulb Globe Temperature- Why You Need to Know  While not as common as temperature or heat index, WGBT can provide additional information that can keep you safe when temperatures get dangerously hot. One tool used by the U.S. Military and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to determine a safe amount of time to work outside is the wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT). What is ... Read more...
  2. Local Schools Now Utilize Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Model for Sports Heat Safety

    Local Schools Now Utilize Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Model for Sports Heat Safety The Bryan football team delayed the start of its first preseason practice on Monday in an attempt to beat the heat. WBGT is a measurement that considers temperature, humidity, and radiant heat to assess heat stress risk. Schools are increasingly adopting WBGT monitoring systems to prevent heat-related illnesses among athletes. By regularly... Read more...
  3. The World Needs a New Way to Talk about Heat

    The World Needs a New Way to Talk about Heat Earlier this summer, representatives of the U. N. weather agency acknowledged that they are faced with the challenge of effectively conveying the definition of life-threatening heat to the global population of 8 billion people. This cautionary statement was made during a worldwide conference call with researchers associated with the World ... Read more...

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