BAKERSFIELD, CA --- State Fund and Cal/OSHA Consultation are holding free local seminars in an effort to prevent heat illness by encouraging employers and supervisors to protect workers during hot summer weather.
The events are scheduled for Wednesday, June 6 in Bakersfield.
Attendees will learn best practice solutions for protecting their employees from heat-related illnesses, and how to update their safety programs to include a heat illness prevention plan and comply with heat illness standards.
As an added incentive, those who attend the event can receive continuing education credit from Cal/OSHA and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) toward their Farm Labor Contractor continuing education requirement.
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. for the morning session in English, which ends at 11:00 a.m. An afternoon session will be held in Spanish, with registration and refreshments at 12:30 p.m. The seminar will run from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The seminars take place at the State Fund Bakersfield Regional Office, 9801 Camino Media.
These events are free and open to the public. Early registration is encouraged due to limited seating. To register, contact Stephanie Orndoff at (559) 433-2652 or visit the Safety & Seminars page at www.statefundca.com.The seminars are part of State Fund’s Employer Education Series offered throughout the state on a variety of workers’ compensation topics.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Established in 1914 by the state legislature, State Fund is California’s largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance and a vital asset to California businesses. Completely self supporting, State Fund plays a stabilizing role in California’s economy by maintaining an open door policy that ensures all employers have a strong and stable option for their workers’ compensation needs.