COVID-19

Overweight Truck Permits and Department of Labor Recordkeeping

Overweight Truck Permits and Department of Labor Recordkeeping

Overweight Truck Permit Available but Limited

Caltrans has issued a press release on special permits authorizing overweight trucks to deliver emergency COVID-19 supplies. In discussions with CDFA, we understand that this should apply to ag products throughout the supply chain that support food deliveries to retail outlets. The new permits option does not apply to export. 

Press Release Link: https://dot.ca.gov/news-releases/news-release-2020-007

To apply for the permits use this link: https://dot.ca.gov/programs/traffic-operations/transportation-permits/how-to-apply

We currently understand Caltrans at this time is issuing permits on an individual basis for each trip. 

Department of Labor Record Keeping Guidance – COVID-19

Following is an overview on recent Department of Labor guidance for record keeping and COVID-19.

Doc: Department of Labor Issues COVID-19 Recordkeeping Guidance 

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COVID-19 Industry Briefs for Ag

COVID-19 Industry Briefs for Ag

The Zenith is offering a series of free COVID-19 briefs for agriculture. Please see the notice below and register for these 30-minute seminars covering the recently issued CDFA guidance for Ag and OSHA inspections, COVID-19 testing and transportation. Each brief is presented by subject experts and should be highly valuable to your mill, dryer or farm. 

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Additional COVID-19 Resources from CDFA

Additional COVID-19 Resources from CDFA

With the increase in reported cases in the Sacramento Valley and Ag processing in the San Joaquin Valley, now is the time to look at your COVID-19 plans and make sure they are up to date. We offer the following from CDFA, including procedures to follow if an outbreak occurs. 

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