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Occupational Health

The Department of Health Services promotes safer, healthier Wisconsin workers by describing and learning from work-related hazards, exposures, illnesses, and injuries.

Below you will find links to more information about workplace safety and health for workers.

This page also includes information for:

  • Health care professionals
  • Employers
  • Researchers

Protect workers from heat and smoke

Heat and wildfire smoke can pose serious risk to workers. Find out more about how to keep workers safe from heat and smoke below:

Don't forget to check each day before working outside. Even if the air looks and smells clean, invisible and odorless pollutants can make air unhealthy.

See the latest real-time forecast data on areas affected by wildfire smoke on this map from the Wisconsin Environmental Public Health Tracking Program.

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Last revised June 30, 2023