All FSE News News July 20, 2022

Extreme heat’s impacts on laborers

FSE researcher and other Stanford experts explain extreme heat’s impacts on workplace risks, marginalized communities, and the economy.
farm workers
Farmworkers have long been vulnerable to the effects of extreme heat in the workplace, but increasing temperatures mean a greater variety of outdoor – and even indoor – jobs are likely to be affected by extreme heat in the future. Lance Cheung / USDA