Agricultural workers who primarily work outside must be protected from extreme heat and smoke. Demand safer conditions for outdoor workers at your company.
This summer, a record-breaking heat wave hit the Pacific Northwest, endangering the lives of essential agricultural workers across the region. On top of this, raging wildfires are threatening the respiratory health of thousands of employees like those at [Company] , who have no choice but to labor outdoors for extended periods of time.
In the context of this intensified climate emergency, we demand that ABC Farms immediately implement the following emergency measures:
This record-breaking picking season has already led to the untimely death of one farm worker. His young life probably could have been spared had his employers used common-sense measures to protect workers from extreme temperatures. Only by implementing a climate safety protocol can [Company] prevent such a tragedy from occurring at our own workplace, and ensure that we can keep putting fresh fruit on the tables of millions of Americans without putting our own lives at risk.