California Agricultural Employers, Workers Approach Smoke Concerns Differently

February 13, 2020
UC Davis Examines Health and Safety Awareness Around Mounting Threat

In 2018, California wildfires burned more than 1.8 million acres and caused smoke to drift hundreds of miles. As the frequency and intensity of wildfires increases with climate change, California agricultural workers are at greater risk of smoke exposure as they often have no option but to work outdoors.