Action on Health & Safety

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Hot Topic: Heat Stress

In June 2021, educators and students sweltered during the heat wave that hit New England. Educators and students who are exposed to “extreme hot” environments may be at risk of heat-related disease, occupational illnesses and injuries.

Union action on heat stress is part of our campaign for air quality and improved ventilation.

Legislative Action:

MTA is backing two bills for safe & healthy schools and campuses.

An Act to ensure the health and safety of the Commonwealth’s students and educators (pk-12 schools)

Higher Ed Members of the EH & S Committee testified in a hearing in May in Support of H 1351, An Act to ensure safe and healthy public higher education campuses.

Download fact sheet here. Write your legislators in support!