EASTON, CA – On April 12, 2019, a coalition of agricultural organizations will hold two Heat Illness Prevention Sessions in Easton, California. Manuel Cunha, Jr., President of Nisei Farmers League said, “we appreciate the staff and the efforts of the Department of Industrial Relations, Cal/OSHA Consultation with their presentation of the safety message: WATER, REST, SHADE.”

Cunha continued, “the efforts by all our agricultural partners, as well as Cal/OSHA is to educate employers and supervisors about the dangers of working in the heat. We have held many educational sessions, sent out publications, had media events and continue to have ongoing outreach efforts throughout the State. Education is the key to reducing the number of heat illnesses that we see in our fields.”

Attend one of the sessions on April 12, 2019 for the latest documents outlining high heat procedures, including additional steps to be taken to ensure our employees safety.

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Date: Friday, April 12, 2019

Time: Session One in Spanish 10:00 a.m. to noon

Session Two in English 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Place: C.P.D.E.S. Portuguese Hall, 172 W Jefferson Avenue, Easton

There is no cost for attending these training sessions.

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We want to thank our agricultural partners listed below:

Nisei Farmers League                              Fresno County Farm Bureau

Allied Grape Growers                                  California Fresh Fruit Assn

African America Farmers of Calif        American Pistachio Growers

California Apple Commission         California Blueberry Commission

California Olive Growers Council    Sun-Maid Growers of California

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