Outdoor Heat Stress Illness Prevention Poster

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more become sick while working in extreme heat conditions. With summer only a few weeks away, employers must start preparing to reduce the risk of heat-related injuries to their workers. Under Federal OSHA law, employers are responsible for Read more

California Agriculture Poster - English

Pesticides are an important tool for keeping our farms, homes, and workplaces free from pests which can destroy crops and spread illness to livestock or humans. However, pesticides can also pose a risk to humans when proper steps are not taken to limit exposure. Although individuals may be exposed to pesticides in many different environments, Read more

The first triple digit temperatures of the year have already hit California. With summer just around the corner, Cal/OSHA is urging employers to review their heat illness prevention plans and emergency response procedures to make sure their workers are prepared and protected from increasing outdoor temperatures and the risk of heat-related illness. Outdoor Places of Read more

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is supporting the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety’s National Farm Safety and Health Week, September 15-21. “Working Together for Safety in Agriculture” is this year’s theme. According to Dr. David Michaels, OSHA’s Assistant Secretary of Labor, “OSHA has worked diligently with agri-businesses, farm agencies Read more

SAFETY IN AGRICULTURE Many people don’t realize how dangerous chemicals and pesticides that are used in agriculture can be. Even working around pesticides in a field or other outdoor area that has been sprayed with pesticides can be poisonous. The chemicals from pesticides enter your body through both your skin and clothes. Other ways pesticides enter Read more