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LAKEPORT, Calif. – The Lake County Farm Bureau is hosting a Heat Illness Prevention Training on Tuesday, May 22. The workshop is sponsored by Farm Employer Labor Service (FELS) and will be presented by FELS and Cal/OSHA representatives.
One session will be taught in English and one session will be conducted in Spanish. California employers are required to train all employees and supervisors about heat illness prevention.
FELS and Cal/OSHA will present up to date requirements for protecting employees from heat related illnesses. Owners, supervisors and trainers who are responsible for employee training and safety should attend. The workshops will be held at Guido’s Pizzeria, 5440 Live Oak Drive, Kelseyville, CA 95451.
Two sessions will be held. The first session, taught in English, will be from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The second session, taught in Spanish, will be from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you are a Farm Bureau member, there is no cost for the training. Non-Farm Bureau attendees will pay a $10 fee.
Space is limited, so please call the Lake County Farm Bureau at 707-263-0911 and reserve your spot by May 13. For more information, contact Executive Director Claudia Street at 707-263-0911.