As summer approaches, it is important to revisit Cal/OSHA regulations to help protect outdoor workers against heat-related illness and death. The State Compensation Insurance Fund has partnered with Cal/OSHA to offer Heat Illness Prevention Seminars free to the public on April 28-29 and May 19. 

The seminars will cover the requirements employers must meet to protect outdoor workers from heat illness onset and stay in in compliance with Cal/OSHA regulations. Additionally, presentations will include information on basic steps to prevent heat illness and how to detect warning signs and symptoms early. To register for any of the seminars below, contact safetyseminar@scif.com or call (707) 624-4572.

Training Dates and Locations

Imperial
Date: April 28, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Spanish); 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (English)
Location: Ricochet Trampoline Park
450 West Aten Road
Imperial, CA 92251

Santa Ana
Date: April 29, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Location: State Compensation Insurance Fund
San Clemente Room
1750 East Fourth Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705

La Quinta
Date: May 19, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Spanish); 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (English)
Location: Imperial Irrigation District
81600 Avenue 58
La Quinta, CA 92253

Western Growers has trained safety specialists who can also assist members with heat illness training and preparation. If you need assistance with your heat illness program or any other safety needs, please contact Greg Nelson, Vice President of Western Growers Insurance Services, at (949) 885-2287.

WG Staff Contact

Stephanie Metzinger
Senior Manager, Communications
949-885-2256

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