FIVE POINTS, CA, June 16, 2009 --- State Compensation Insurance Fund and Cal/OSHA Consultation Service have teamed up to offer a statewide series of safety seminars tackling heat illness prevention.
The next scheduled events are on June 29 in Five Points.
Information presented during the seminars will help employers, supervisors, and trainers prevent heat illness among their workers.
Attendees will learn how to evaluate their current procedures for effectiveness and receive tips to improve their heat illness prevention programs. Additional topics include environmental and personal risk factors and how to comply with heat illness standards.
Registration and complimentary continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. Presentations will be given in both English and Spanish and will end at 11:00 a.m.
The seminars take place at the University of California West Side Research and Extension Center, 17353 W. Oakland Avenue.
These events are free and open to the public. Early registration is encouraged due to limited seating. To register, contact Monika Gonzalez at (559) 433-2688 or visit the 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 that all employers have a strong and stable option for their workers’ compensation needs.