“We are pleased that steps are being taken to address students’ safety in regard to heat stress which is often experienced during school sports,” said Heather Sorge, Campaign Organizer for Healthy Schools Now, NJ Work Environment Council.  “As New Jersey continues to suffer the impact of climate change, having policies and emergency plans to protect our student-athletes in extreme temperatures is critical to their health and well being.  These bills highlight the importance of emergency preparedness, something the NJ Work Environment Council strongly promotes.”

Read the full piece at My Central Jersey here.