USDOL Heat Awareness Program Launched as Temperatures Soar

To prevent the dangers of heat illness as summer heat descends on the Southwest’s farmworkers, the U.S. Department of Labor is taking immediate measures to raise awareness of the hazards faced by those working to maintain the nation’s food supply.  The department launched “Operation Beat the Heat,” a coordinated education, outreach and enforcement effort to protect migrant and seasonal agricultural workers.


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