NAT’L HEAT STRESS PREVENTION TRAINING MARATHON

Total Farmworkers Trained 

during our Nat’l Heat Stress Prevention Training Marathon

0

July 14-20, 2019

Remember these three simple words:

Water, Rest, Shade

Taking these precautions can mean the difference between life and death.

For more information please contact Melanie Forti

WHAT IS HEAT STRESS PREVENTION TRAINING MARATHON?

The Heat Stress Prevention Training Marathon is part of OSHA’s national Heat Stress Prevention Campaign (Water-Rest-Shade) to prevent heat related illnesses among outdoor workers.

AFOP’s Health & Safety Programs, organizes an annual Heat Stress Prevention Training Marathon, with the purpose to educate and provide tools to farmworkers about how to prevent heat related illnesses.

  • WHEN WILL THE MARATHON TAKE PLACE?
    This training marathon will take place on July 14-20, 2019.
  • WHAT IS THE GOAL OF THE MARATHON?
    In 2019 we expect to trainer over 1,000 farmworkers during this week on how to prevent heat related illnesses, through interactive – low literacy – bilingual training.

HSP TRAINING MARATHON IMPACT

Every summer AFOP’s network of trainers go out to the fields to train as many farmworkers as possible on how to prevent a heat-related illness.  During a week in July, our trainers put all their efforts into reaching a vast number of ag workers, these have been  our  annual National Heat Stress Prevention Training Marathon Week  results: