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For Immediate Release: June 18, 2008
Contact: Division of News & Electronic Media, Office of Communication
Heat Related Deaths Among Crop Workers
Ms. Dawn Castillo, NIOSH Division of Safety Research, CDC
The CDC will discuss new statistical data about crop workers fatalities from extreme heat and recommendations for employers to start heat stress management programs.
Thursday, June 19, 2008, 12:00 p.m., ET
Brief remarks followed by Q&A
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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