Heat Illness: How To Keep Your Workers Safe And Productive When The Mercury Rises
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According to NIOSH, approximately 430 workers died in both agricultural and nonagricultural industries from exposure to environmental heat over a 15-year period. And the number of reported cases of workers suffering from heat-related stress is estimated to be well over 10 times that number.
Summer is just around the corner, so it's vital that you get your heat stress program in place now. Join us for an informative webinar on May 9, and get the lowdown on everything you need to know to keep your workers safe in the heat.
- Why acclimation is vital for keeping workers safe
- The 4 essentials of heat illness prevention
- What OSHA requires in terms of keeping workers safe in the heat
- How to put together written procedures that comply with the standards and provide an effective backbone for a heat-illness training program
- What the environmental risk factors are for heat illness
- How to preemptively change work conditions to avoid heat stress
- How to assess and evaluate work environment controls and determine whether they can reduce heat-related illnesses
- How to train your employees and managers to recognize the signs of heat stress, and what they should do before they do anything else
- What to do in the event of heat illness or emergency - and the necessary first-aid steps to take to save lives
About your Speaker:
Don Dressler of Don Dressler Consulting of Irvine, California has been working with safety recordkeeping for over 15 years as the head of an agricultural trade association's safety and loss control staff and since 2003 as a safety and human resources consultant and attorney. Dressler focuses on safety, employment and human resources issues, accident investigations, OSHA compliance and workers' compensation.
Sheilaja Mittal, MD, QME, MRO, is the medical director for WorkWell Medical Group and has an extensive medical perspective for identifying signs of heat illness and how to respond when the first signs of heat stress begin.
Gil Molina is CEO of the California Association of Agricultural Labor, one of the most active farm labor contractor associations in California. Molina is a former U.S. Department of Labor wage and hour investigator. His has expertise in dealing with compliance issues in agricultural employment matters. He is fluent in Spanish and frequently conducts safety and supervisory training, Cal-OSHA compliance training, and heat illness training for supervisors and employees.
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