The impact of climate change on workers

Vie, 06/07/2024 - 01:44 -- bacosta

Over the past decade, climate change has gone from being a distant concern to a reality that affects everyone in multiple ways. As extreme weather events become more frequent and intense, one aspect of particular concern stands out: the impact on workers' health. For instance, farmers working in the sun are experiencing higher rates of heatstroke and dehydration, while first responders facing increasingly powerful wildfires are at risk of respiratory issues due to the smoke. These are just a few examples of how the effects of climate change manifest themselves acutely in work environments.

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