Occupational Safety and Health and Climate
Variation in temperature, precipitation, wind, or other type of weather have the potential to affect human health in several direct and indirect ways. The challenge is to research and characterize how these climate conditions may influence worker health and safety and to establish plans for mitigating, responding to, and adapting to current and anticipated health impacts.
- Page last reviewed: December 1, 2016
- Page last updated: December 1, 2016
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Western States Division