In safety news:

New research suggests that employers and workers need to be aware that heat stress can happen well before temperatures reach official limits for workplace safety. OSHA puts the heat index at which workers become vulnerable at 91 degrees. However, an analysis of 25 incidents of outdoor worker illnesses and deaths shows that the risk can rise at a heat index of just 85 degrees. Six deaths happened at heat indexes below 90 degrees.

Read more via Reuters here.

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