The United Parcel Service (UPS) has a distinct presence in our homes, businesses, and roadways. The brown and gold trucks are iconic, and the service they offer is invaluable. But at what cost?

According to an NBC News investigation, UPS exposes its employees to excessive heat. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined UPS more than $13,000 for violating workplace safety laws.

The NBC investigation revealed that over 100 UPS employees were hospitalized from 2015 to 2018 due to heat-related injuries. That number is more than any other company except the United States Post