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Hot Weather Increases Risk of Agricultural Worker Injuries

A new study finds that warmer weather is related to an increase in traumatic injuries for outdoor agricultural workers in central and eastern Washington.

Extreme Heat Increases Emergency Medical Service Calls for Workers, Study Finds

Findings from a study led by PhD student Miriam Calkins show increased risk for heat illness and dehydration on hotter days for the working-aged population between the ages of 15-64.

Study Finds Hot, Humid Days in King County Increase Risk of Hospitalization and Death

Western Washington is known for moderate summer temperatures, but two just-published studies make clear the peril of King County's hottest days.
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