As heatwaves become more extreme, which jobs are riskiest?

By Thomas Longden, Matt Brearley, Simon Quilty
Updated January 26 2021 - 11:00pm, first published 10:30pm
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Heat is more dangerous than the cold in most Australian regions. About two per cent of deaths in Australia between 2006 and 2017 were associated with the heat, and the estimate increases to more than four per cent in the northern and central parts of the country.

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