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July 14, 2020

WG COVID-19 Webinar Series Resources Available

In an effort to facilitate industry-wide adoption of the CDC-DOL interim guidance for agriculture workers and employers, Western Growers (WG) recently completed a three-part webinar series addressing the implementation of COVID-19 prevention and control measures on produce farms and in facilities.

Conducted in partnership with leading experts from industry and academia – including Colorado State University, Cornell University, Rutgers University and U.C. Davis – the webinar recordings, slide decks and resources are now available for download.

Part 1: Basics of COVID-19 Assessment and Control Plans

Topics Covered

  • Current COVID-19 state-of-play
  • Key risk factors for produce operations
  • How to develop an assessment and control plan
  • Screening and monitoring workers
  • What to do if a worker gets COVID-19, or has been exposed to COVID-19

Recording

PowerPoint

Resources

Part 2: Assessment and Control Plans Do’s and Don’ts

Topics Covered

  • Hierarchy of controls approach
  • Engineering controls
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Administrative controls
  • Personal Protective Equipment

Recording

PowerPoint

Resources

Part 3: Shared Housing and Transportation

Topics Covered

  • Importance of leadership
  • Using cohort strategy
  • Employee housing
  • Shared transportation
  • Quarantine and isolation plans

Recording

PowerPoint

Resources