Mitigating Heat Stress and Increasing Productivity


NCAE Announces “Mitigating Heat Stress and Increasing Productivity” Webinar

(Washington, DC) – The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) is pleased to announce the next installment of its educational webinar series, “Mitigating Heat Stress and Increasing Productivity.” 

“In anticipation of climbing temperatures later this spring and into the summer, NCAE and its members continue the organization’s commitment to the health and safety of America’s essential farmworkers,” said Michael Marsh, President and CEO. “This webinar extends NCAE’s commitment to our collaborative efforts with the National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) in protecting worker safety and well-being.  The event will put front and center how agricultural employers can protect their employees in the face of changing environmental conditions.”

“Mitigating Heat Stress and Increasing Productivity” will be hosted by Bethany Boggess Alcauter, PhD.  Bethany is the Director of Evaluation & National Agricultural Worker Health Program with the NCFH.  Participants will have an opportunity to engage with Dr. Alcauter about strategies that they can employ on their farms and ranches to keep their workers safe from the impacts of rising temperatures.

The “Mitigating Heat Stress and Increasing Productivity” webinar featuring Dr. Alcauter is scheduled for Thursday, April 28th at 1:00 pm EDT/10:00 am PDT. Participants will be eligible to receive one Professional Development Credit from the Society for Human Resource Management upon completion of the webinar.

Marsh noted, “Our educational and compliance webinars are extremely popular and typically fill up very quickly. Please register as soon as possible to ensure you secure your spot in this important discussion.”

Those interested in attending NCAE’s “Mitigating Heat Stress and Increasing Productivity” webinar may register here: http://www.ncaeonline.org/resources/webinars/.

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