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Heat Related Deaths Among Crop Workers

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2008
Contact: CDC Division of Media Relations (404)639-3286


WHO:

Ms. Dawn Castillo, NIOSH Division of Safety Research, CDC

WHY:

The CDC will discuss new statistical data about crop workers fatalities from extreme heat and recommendations for employers to start heat stress management programs.

WHEN:

Thursday, June 19, 2008, 12:00 p.m., ET
Brief remarks followed by Q&A

DIAL-IN:

Media: 888-795-0855
Listen Only: 800-857-5013
International: 1-212-287-1766
Passcode: CDC Media

Important Instructions:

If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.

LISTEN-ONLY AUDIO WEBCAST

This media availability will also available via listen-only audio web cast at www.cdc.gov/media.

TRANSCRIPT

A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov/media.

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