3-year Singapore-led study to look at impact of heat on migrant workers, soldiers and others

The project will identify policy changes that can be made to reduce the impact of heat on those with more physically intensive jobs.
The project will identify policy changes that can be made to reduce the impact of heat on those with more physically intensive jobs.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singapore is hot, hot, hot. But this does not mean nothing can be done about it.

Local researchers keen to prove that the effects of heat can be tamed have embarked on a research project to study its impact on the health and work productivity of those with more physically intensive jobs here, such as migrant workers, soldiers and hawkers.

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