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

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 tomorrow, June 24, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to10:30 a.m. PDT. The web discussion will offer an opportunity to review proposed changes to the LGMA-approved metrics and provide feedback. To view the working draft, click here. The discussion will begin at comment #21. 

Sonia Salas

Join KipTraq CEO Bryan Banks this Thursday as he speaks about an innovative flexible mobile data collection tool that streamlines any data collection process in minutes. During this week’s “Innovating in Challenging Times” webinar, Banks will be showcasing how growers and processors are staying on top of their operations with this agtech, as well as detail how current customers are using KipTraq to complete many other tasks within their company.

Chardae Heim

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