Annotation: The article analyzes conditions of professional activity of the units of Operational Rescue Service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine. The authors describe the effect of thermal radiation on human body. Extreme microclimatic conditions of the rescuers’ activity have been determined. The researchers made ergo thermal decomposition of the rescuers’ load while performing operational tasks and singled out areas of environmental conditions during fire by the degree of danger to personnel.
Keywords: rescuer; fire; means of individual protection of respiratory organs and vision; extreme microclimatic conditions; heat flow; thermal radiation; heat protection suit.