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Work-related accidents in the U.S. happen more often when the temperature rises above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study from the Workers' Compensation Research Institute (WCRI).

The probability of injuries at work jumps 5% to 6% on hotter days, with construction workers in the American South at the greatest risk, the study said.

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Joe Toppe

Joe Toppe serves as managing editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. Joe is also a father of three, an author, and longtime lover of baseball.