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COVID-19 Cases rising in the San Joaquin Valley, including Farms and Ag Processors. OSHA Inspections Underway

COVID-19 Cases rising in the San Joaquin Valley, including Farms and Ag Processors. OSHA Inspections Underway

There have been a number of COVID-19 outbreaks in the San Joaquin Valley, including almond and pistachio processing and walnut hulling facilities and two farms. Two deaths have occurred. OSHA is conducting inspections. Additionally, the California Attorney General has been sending letters to Ag operations, asking detailed questions about their COVID-19 preparedness.

The San Joaquin Valley outbreaks follow earlier issues among agriculture along the Central Valley.

Please take a minute to make sure you have your plans in order and training up to date. A list of resources is provided for your use.

 OSHA Guidelines for Ag Employers & Employees (pdf)

OSHA Checklist for Ag Employers (pdf)

CDPH Guidance for Face Coverings (pdf)

CDFA 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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