As we head towards summer and temperatures begin to rise, those who work outside are at risk of serious heat-related illnesses.
Warehouses and distribution centers are typically places of order, precision and organization. This allows them to fulfill orders as quickly as possible and retain accurate inventory records.
Working in an office can seem like a relatively safe and uneventful occupation, in terms of risks to our health. Office workers are not exposed to harsh weather for extended periods of time, they typically aren't operating heavy machinery or putting excessive physical demands on their bodies.
Every job comes with some amount of risk to a person's health and safety. Even if you work at a desk in a climate-controlled office, you could still suffer conditions like carpal tunnel or back pain.