Community Engagement Series: Health and Safety Solutions in Agriculture

Heat-Related Illness Prevention


Thursday, March 3, 2022, 11:00am-12:30pm Pacific Time

Webinar and package series available in English and Spanish.

View the webinar series flyer in English

View the webinar series flyer in Spanish


June Spector, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Departments of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) and Medicine, University of Washington



Pablo Palmández, MS, Communication Workplace Specialist, Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (PNASH) Center, University of Washington



Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:
  • List three types of ways heat can affect the health of workers;
  • Recognize risk factors for heat illness;
  • Identify appropriate types of clothing for work in hot weather;
  • Demonstrate ways to stay hydrated at work;
  • Utilize personal protective equipment and heat; and
  • Describe best practices for keeping cool in the home and community.


Webinar Series:

This webinar is part of the Health and Safety Solutions in Agriculture Community Engagement Webinar Series. For more about the series and registration for the discounted webinar package, visit the series package registration page.

The University of Washington is pleased to announce an upcoming community engagement webinar series for agricultural communities. This 4-part interactive webinar series provides resources for employers, managers, safety professionals, and community educators involved in worker health and safety training in both English and Spanish. Each 90 minute session will be led by a line-up of research faculty from the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Health and Safety (PNASH) Center and partners who will invite discussion and share lessons learned, practical resources and ready-to-use toolkits for understanding and preventing injuries and illnesses on the farm. Topics include sexual harassment prevention, heat illness education and awareness, dairy safety and health, and pesticide safety.

Intended Audience:

Employers, Supervisors, Human Resources Managers and Coordinators, Safety Trainers, Safety Professionals,  Extension Agents, Community Health Workers, Promotores de Salud,  health educators,  public health professionals, and staff in community-based organizations.


In the event you cannot attend the course, there are a few options -- you can either cancel your registration, transfer your registration to another course, or transfer your registration to another person. If you choose to cancel, we must receive your cancellation in writing with at least 1 week notice, and a refund will be issued minus a $25 cancellation fee. If you do not cancel and are a no-show for the course, your tuition fee is forfeited. If you choose to transfer your registration, please state the course you are transferring out of, and the course you are transferring into. Transferring to another course is permitted only twice per course registration. If you are unable to attend the course after the second transfer, the above cancellation policy applies.


Virtual course using two-way video conferencing
Online, 98105
United States