If farmworkers don’t drink enough water, are unable to take breaks in the shade, or simply aren’t acclimatized to working at such high temperatures, they can suffer heat exhaustion, heatstroke, even death. “We continue to hear from people that there’s still employers that don’t provide water, don’t provide shade,” said Estella Cisneros, directing attorney in the Fresno regional office of California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA), in the Central Valley.
The full story, "How heat kills farmworkers," is available on our website (link in bio). Written by Ingfei Chen for @fernnews
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