(Washington, D.C.) The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) is pleased to announce the next installment of its educational webinar series, “Turning Down the Heat: Preparing Employers for Proposed OSHA Heat Regulation.”

“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. “The event will examine the current state of agricultural heat regulations across the country, discuss how agricultural employers can protect their employees in the face of changing environmental conditions, and prepare employers with factual information to inform their comments in OSHA’s rulemaking process.”

“Turning Down the Heat” will be moderated by Shawn Packer, Principal member of JPH Law. Panelists include Bryan Little, COO of the California Farm Bureau’s Farm Employers Labor Service; Jon DeVaney, President of Washington State Tree Fruit Association; Roberta Gruber, FEELDS Program Director of the Oregon Farm Bureau Federation; and Dr. Brenda Jacklitsch, Health Scientist for the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Small Business Assistance Program. Panelists will share their experiences with existing heat rules in California, Washington, and Oregon, and the CDC perspective.

The webinar will begin at 2:30pm ET/11:30am PT on Monday, September 12, 2022. 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 “Turning Down the Heat” webinar may register here: https://www.ncaeonline.org/resources/webinars/.

NCAE is the national trade association focusing on agricultural labor issues from the employer’s viewpoint.


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