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Cotton Harvest Training

Fresno County Farm Bureau (FCFB), State Compensation Insurance Fund, California Cotton Ginners and Growers Associations (CCGGA) and California Highway Patrol (CHP) will host the annual Cotton Harvest Safety Training on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the West Side Research and Extension Center, 17353 West Oakland Ave., Five Points. The free program begins with registration at 7:30 a.m. and concludes with lunch at noon. The annual safety program is directed towards cotton harvest equipment operators, crews, ginners and farm employees, in conjunction with farm managers/supervisors and growers. In addition, employee heat illness prevention information will be provided. All segments will be conducted in both English and Spanish. This is an excellent opportunity to prepare employees for a safe harvest season. Informational handouts and certificates of participation will be provided to document safety and health training. To register visit www.fcfb.org or contact FCFB at 559-237-0263 or info@fcfb.org. Registration is requested by this Friday, Sept. 20.