Risk of heat stress and possible health effects in sugarcane harvesters in Costa Rica

Posted on September 7, 2012 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Latin America Health, Latin America News

Sugarcane harvesting in Costa Rica is a labor-intense job that is done during the hottest part of the year. Harvesters are often migrants and/or face extreme socio-economic situations. This study aimed to quantify the heat stress risk and the possible health effects experienced by harvesters. Read Article

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