CHI member provides expert opinion on extreme heat and worker health

Dr. David Michaels, GWSPH

October 5, 2023


CHI member Dr. David Michaels, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health in the Milken Institute School of Public Health, was quoted in two articles discussing how extreme heat affects worker health, and requires necessary protections:

Michaels also published an opinion piece in The Atlantic discussing how the climate crisis is particularly endangering outdoor workers, and the need for quickly issued, comprehensive national standards requiring protection from extreme heat and wildfire smoke.