US Climate and Health Alliance

Harzard Zone: The Impact of Climate Change on Occupational Health


Global climate change has the potential to affect human health in two significant ways: by changing the severity and frequency of health issues already affected by climate factors, and by creating unprecedented health threats in places where they have not previously occurred. Studies show that global warming will likely amplify health and safety issues for a number of worker populations.

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Blog Post
George Washington University, Public Health Online
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Health and Human Impact
Occupational health
Climate and Environmental Impact

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