Climate Change Impacts on Work

Climate change (noun)

A long-term shift in weather conditions measured by changes in temperature, precipitation, wind, snow cover, and other indicators.

Climate change impacts workplaces and workers across all types of industries, but by anticipating and planning for impacts, workplaces will be more prepared.

Did you know?

Because of its northerly location, Canada experiences climate change at 2x the rate of the world’s average.

--Canada’s National Adaptation Strategy; A Healthy Environment and a Healthy Economy

Worried about climate change? Feeling like you can’t make a difference? It might be eco-anxiety.

Know how to spot the signs: depression, insomnia, hopelessness, and panic attacks, or feelings of loss, helplessness, frustration, or fatigue.

Identify hazards

Create a hazard control plan

Address the stress

Consider community