For Texas Workers, Exposure To Heat Can Be Deadly
Across Texas, workers who spend their days toiling in the heat are dying. Many of those deaths could have been prevented.
Columbia Journalism Investigations, NPR and The Texas Newsroom obtained and analyzed thousands of pages of public and court records, and found that dozens of workers have died in Texas over the past decade. In the first of this 7-part series, you'll hear the story of a North Texas construction worker. A warning: this report contains sensitive audio that may be upsetting for some listeners.