From agricultural fields to urban asphalt: the role of worker education to promote California's heat illness prevention standard.

@article{Riley2012FromAF,
  title={From agricultural fields to urban asphalt: the role of worker education to promote California's heat illness prevention standard.},
  author={Kevin Riley and Linda Delp and Deogracia Cornelio and Sarah Jacobs},
  journal={New solutions : a journal of environmental and occupational health policy : NS},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={297-323}
}
This article describes an innovative approach to reach and educate workers and worker advocates about California's outdoor heat illness prevention standard. In 2010, Cal/OSHA initiated a statewide education campaign to reduce heat-related illnesses and fatalities and increase awareness of the standard's requirements. In Southern California, the UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program (LOSH) focused on three principal strategies of community-based outreach, popular education, and… CONTINUE READING

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