More frequent, extreme heat waves linked to workplace injuries

Jul 26, 2021
New research from UCLA shows climate change-induced heat waves pose a growing threat to workers.
People wait to buy ice cream from a Washington, D.C., vender during a June heat wave. A recent study links heat waves to worker injuries, which were highest in low-wage industries that require physical labor.
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Workplace injuries going unreported due to cost

Mar 18, 2016
It's likely that at least half of employers do not comply with federal reporting rules.
Food slicing listed as a possible cause of workplace injury. 
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