Protecting laborers from heat-related illnesses and injuries

The Korey Stringer Institute is led by world-renowned exertional heat illness expert and heat stroke survivor, Dr. Douglas Casa. He has published more than 250 peer-reviewed publications/book chapters and presented more than 600 times on subjects related to heat safety and heat-related illnesses. Dr. Casa has successfully treated 325 cases of exertional heat stroke with 0 fatalities.

‌We are passionate industry leaders, subject matter experts, and researchers whose sole purpose is to eliminate heat- related injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The National Heat Safety Coalition (NHSC) provides heat-safety research, education, and awareness and was created to help organizations develop and implement heat safety solutions to keep workers safe.


The Korey Stringer Institute's 10 Year Anniversary Gala

The University of Connecticut’s Korey Stringer Institute will celebrate their annual Gala this fall.

Doug Casa's Story

Watch Dr. Douglas Casa’s survival story and learn how it shaped his career in heat safety.

For Farmworkers, Heat Too Often Means Needless Death (Inside Climate News)

People around the Pacific Northwest piled into emergency cooling centers late last month to escape the region’s life-threatening…

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Dr. Douglas Casa

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