Field study of Station Uniform on sensory comfort and usability for Firefighters

Chun-Man Cheng, Yi Li, Yue-Ping Guo, Jiao Jiao, Shu Sun, Xiao Han, Si-Hui Huang, Y Li, B Mijovic, JS Li

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This study aims to investigate the psychological responses of firefighters while wearing station uniform of the Hong Kong Fire Services Department during rescue operations. 145 healthy male firefighters wore the station uniform in their operation. Questionnaires that were given out have been collected after one month from the beginning of the field study. In the field study, actual work of firefighters were requested. The result showed the performance from subjective responses of appearance, sensory responses and complaints induced by washing. The performance of proposed uniform was always better than existing uniform because most of rating of optimized uniform were always higher or similar than existing uniform.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationTextile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium Proceedings, 2015
PublisherTextile Bioengineering & Informatics Society
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event8th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium - Zadar University, Zadar, Croatia
Duration: 14 Jun 201517 Jun 2015


Conference8th Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium


  • Firefighter
  • Station uniform
  • psychological response

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