Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center EHS
University of California
Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center EHS

Workers Protection Standards

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The definition of a farm worker is a person who works in the field!

The fact that you may be a supervisor, researcher, or farm advisor doesn't make you exempt from these regulations.

California Department of Pesticide Regulation Training Pamphlets

Cal-OSHA's permanent heat illness regulation became effective July 27, 2006. The regulation, which is in Title 8: section 3395 of the General Industry Safety Orders, requires employers to provide water and shade to outdoor workers and training for these workers and their supervisors on the symptoms and treatment of heat illness.

Heat related illness prevention and information

Cal OSHA Heat Advisory ||   Español

Cal/OSHA heat illness prevention newsletter - what you need to know   ||   Español

Protect yourself from heat illness ||   Protejase de las enfermedades causadas por el calor

Links to Pesticide Related Sites

Pesticide Applicators Professional Association

DPR Licensing and Certification Program Licenses and certificates, index by name

Department of Pesticide Regulation Selected Publications (Can be Downloaded)

Available Publications: Worker Protection Standard

References on Heat Stress Physiology and Control from UC Berkeley

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