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Extreme Heat Is Endangering America's Workers - and Its Economy
August 3, 2023
Georgia, USA. TIME - According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 40 workers die every year from heat, most in outdoor jobs like farming, construction, and package delivery. But the official statistics don’t tell the real story, says Doug Parker, director of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which oversees working conditions in the U.S. "We’re confident that’s an undercount. Probably a significant undercount," largely because the role of heat is often overlooked when it comes to issuing death certificates for cardiac arrest and respiratory failure.