• Region II

Protecting Workers from Heat-Related Illnesses



"Although illness from exposure to heat is preventable, every year, thousands become sick from occupational heat exposure, and some cases are fatal. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, heat stress killed 815 U.S. workers and seriously injured over 70,000 between 1992 and 2017.

VPPPA's latest blog details the warning signs and symptoms of several heat-related illnesses to be on the lookout for this summer."


Read it here!

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