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Learn how to reduce preventable occupational injuries and illnesses by using Cal/OSHA Consultation Services. Agriculture is one of the most hazardous industrial activities in California. Farm workers suffer high rates of both fatal and nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses. These types of injuries and illnesses can be prevented through education and training, on-site assistance, and implementing an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Learn about high risk activities including but not limited to the following:
- Heat illness when working outdoors in high temperatures and becoming dehydrated - proper shade, rest breaks, written policy for heat illness prevention, plenty of cool water, early symptoms, training, best practices and requirements.
- Injury and Illness Prevention Program:
- Hazard Assessment
- Accident/Exposure Investigation
- Hazard Correction
- Training and Instruction
Frequently Asked Questions
Cal/OSHA Consultation is committed to reducing the number of occupational safety and health hazards to which farm workers are exposed by providing consultative assistance to employers, and by educating both farm workers and employers abut how to work safely.
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Call your local Consultation Service office
and request an on-site visit. The request will
be assigned to a consultant who will contact
you to schedule a date and time.
Preparing for the Visit
The visit opens with a
conference. For union
companies, the representative
should be present. Any
employee participation is
welcome. The consultant
will explain the process, and
management can decide
whether to proceed.
Learning From Your Safety Record
The consultant will help identify hazards by
analyzing your past injuries and illnesses. The focus
will be on preventing future losses.
The consultant will review all written safety
programs, and assess how well they are being
put into practice. You’ll receive materials and
guidance in setting-up an effective injury and
illness prevention program.
Walk-Around Hazard Identification
The consultant will conduct a walk-around
inspection and help you identify and correct
unsafe conditions and work practices.
At the end of the on-site visit. The consultant
will summarize the findings and timeframes for
correcting hazards with a written
report to follow.