Heat Blamed for Death of Massachusetts Postal Worker

Working outside during this recent heat wave isn’t just uncomfortable for workers. For one mail carrier, heat and humidity were deadly. Just days after Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels, the National Weather Service’s Director Dr. Louis Uccellini and television and radio meteorologists across the country held a teleconference to discuss the danger of heat to workers and provide life-saving information to share with outdoor workers in their communities, a U.S. Postal Service worker in Medford, Mass., collapsed and died during his mail route.

Source : http://ehstoday.com/safety/heat-blamed-death-massachusetts-postal-worker

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