Addressing the impacts of heatwaves in the workplace


Analyse how heat stress affects employees' productivity and well-being, as well as how to protect them.

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This guide aims to give the reader a clear idea of how climate change consequences will affect the different European regions and sectors.
European Trade Union Confederation
This study explores how the global warming and the resulting increase in heat stress can directly affect productivity of workers and indirectly impact upon the broader economy.
Environmental Research Letters (IOP)
This report reveals how heat stress disproportionately affects specific regions, racial groups, and economic sectors across the United States.
Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center Atlantic Council Vivid Economics
When American farmworkers, construction laborers and trash collectors die in extreme heat, it's due to no rules.
The Pew Charitable Trusts
This report projects that climate change will quadruple US outdoor workers’ exposure to hazardous heat conditions by mid-century, jeopardizing their health and placing up to $55.4 billion of their earnings at risk annually.
Union of Concerned Scientists
Extreme heat is a public health crisis that disproportionately affects low-income communities, minorities and seniors, labor advocates say.