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Heat – Climate Justice

Recursos de calor en español

Heat – Climate Justice

The National COSH Network provides workers and worker-based organizations with tools, resources and support to assert their right to earn their living without fear of life-threatening harm from hazardous conditions caused by climate change. We insist that workers and communities be at the table to develop policies that prioritize health, well-being, and racial and economic justice.

On June 26, 2021 Sebastian Francisco Perez collapsed and died after moving irrigation lines on an Oregon farm and nursery in 104 degree heat. Mr. Perez is one of more than 800 U.S. workers killed in the last two decades by employers who failed to provide simple protections like rest, shade, and water.  Workers like Sebastian, most often those who are Black and Brown, are the first to feel the impact of extreme heat and other effects of human-induced climate change.  


New Fact Sheet and New Poster

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COSH Network Affiliate Western NY COSH has translated these resources into multiple languages

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National COSH webinar Organizing for Heat Safety in the Workplace
Slides available here


Social Media Slides: Know Your Rights / Demand Heat Protections at Work  (Bilingual):

Social Media Slides: Steps for Taking Action in the Workplace:

Other Resources: