Western Growers invites you to join a web discussion to review proposed changes to the LGMA-approved guidelines surrounding Field Sanitation. This web discussion will be held on July 1, 2020, from 9:00 am. – 11:00 a.m. PDT. The web discussion will offer an opportunity to review proposed changes to the LGMA-approved metrics and provide feedback.

Don't miss the discussion, register for the July 1 webinar now!

Webinar Details

LGMA Guidelines Discussion: Field Sanitation - Part Two

Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Sonia Salas

With peak summer harvest season rapidly approaching, many Western Growers members may still have questions about how to implement the CDC/OSHA interim guidance for agriculture workers and employers in their operations.

To address practical applications of the guidance on farms and in facilities, Western Growers is teaming up with leading experts from UC Davis, Rutgers University and Colorado State University to conduct a three-part COVID-19 webinar series.

Cory Lunde

Today, Cal/OSHA released an advisory reminding all employers with outdoor workers to review high heat advisories and take steps to prevent heat illness. The National Weather Service has issued heat advisories this week from Monday through Saturday, as a result of high temperatures in various California counties.

Cal/ OSHA requires employers with outdoor workers to do the following to prevent heat illness:

Western Growers, in collaboration with numerous agricultural partners, have evaluated and responded to the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board’s Draft General Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges from Irrigated Lands (Draft Order 4.0) and the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR). The Draft Order comment submittal also includes alternatives to what was proposed.

Gail Delihant

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