Tag Archives: National Heat Stress Awareness Week

Exceeding Expectations and Saving Lives

As we come into the homestretch of the Heat Stress Prevention Training Marathon, we applaud those who participated and cheer them to the finish line. We won’t know the final results until Monday morning, as we have some folks on … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Farmworker Health

The Earth’s climate has become warmer over the past century, a trend that the vast majority of climate scientists attribute to human activity. Warming is expected to continue – a recent study projected the average global temperature will rise between 2.5 and … Continue reading

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National Heat Stress Awareness Week

The National Safety Council’s 2009 edition of Injury Facts ranked agriculture as our nation’s most dangerous industry with 28.6 deaths per 100,000 adult workers. Agricultural workers have a heat-related death rate 20 times greater than the general American workforce, according … Continue reading

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