News tagged with health workers

Farmworkers feel the heat even when they leave the fields

Hot weather may be the work environment for the 1.4 million farmworkers in the United States who harvest crops, but new research shows that these workers continue to experience excessive heat and humidity even after leaving ...

Jun 13, 2013
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Sweet dreams in the North Sea

Some workers in Norway's North Sea Oil industry alternate between night and day shifts, the so-called swing shift. A recent study conducted by Postdoctoral fellow Siri Waage and colleagues at the University of Bergen's (UiB) ...

May 31, 2013
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Report reveals impact of public injecting

New research undertaken on the streets of Richmond and Abbotsford has revealed increasing health risks for people who inject drugs and significant community concern over the impact of injecting in public ...

May 20, 2013
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