Center for Progressive Reform President Rob Verchick talks with CPR Vice President Sid Shapiro and Policy Analyst Katie Tracy about keeping workers safe from heat stress and other hazards in the era of climate change. Listen, below, or return to the main Connect the Dots page.
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Related CPRBlog posts
- “Workers Memorial Day 2018,” by CPR Policy Analyst Katie Tracy, April 25, 2018
- “It’s Well Past Time for OSHA to Act on Heat Stress,” by CPR Policy Analyst Katie Tracy, August 11, 2016
Other material you might be interested in
- Shapiro and Tracy’s book chapter on climate impacts on workers appears in Research Handbook on Climate Disaster Law: Barriers and Opportunities (Lyster & Verchick, eds., 2018)
- “Protecting Workers from Deadly Heat in a Climate Changed World,” webinar hosted by the Center for Progressive Reform and the National Council on Occupational Safety and Health, July 19, 2018
- “Climate change isn’t just cooking the planet. It’s cooking our workforce.” by David Arkush of Public Citizen and former OSHA administrator David Michaels, The Washington Post, July 19, 2018
- Extreme Heat and Unprotected Workers, by Michael Tanglis and Shanna Devine, Public Citizen, July 17, 2018
- “Impact of Climate on Workers,” The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), last updated December 6, 2016
- Climate Change and the Health of Occupational Groups, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, May 2016
- “Climate change can adversely affect worker safety and health: report,” Safety + Health Magazine, April 6, 2016
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