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Winter 2018 Education Courses

All courses will be held at the Butte County Farm Bureau office
2580 Feather River Boulevard, Oroville, CA 95965

Winter 2018 Course Registration

The Butte County Farm Bureau (BCFB) is excited to once again offer HazMat DL-267 trainings in January and February. We are continuing our partnership with AgSafe for 2018 to make more trainings available for BCFB members. AgSafe is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to providing employers and employees in the agricultural industry with education and resources to prevent injuries, illnesses and fatalities.


HAZ-MAT CLASS

Two classes will be offered
January 30, 2018 or February 22, 2018
$25 per person
English 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Spanish 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This class is for farmers & farm employees who need to renew their DL-267 endorsement or acquire an initial endorsement. The Butte County Farm Bureau is offering an Agricultural Hazardous Materials Transportation Program.

This class is for persons 21 years or older, who have a current California class C driver’s license. Students will receive a DL-267 certificate that will enable them to legally transport hazardous agricultural materials on public roadways, (within a 50 mile radius) without a commercial driver’s license. Class participants must have a valid and current California driver’s license with them to participate in this class.

The credits earned in this class are valid for 4 years.


First Aid/CPR Training

January 24, 2018 – Spanish
January 25, 2018 – English
$125 Per Person
9:00am – 3:30pm

First Aid/CPR AgSafe is a Medic First Aid Training Center and provides an agricultural specific First Aid/CPR course, good for 2-years and in compliance with state regulations specific to employee first aid training requirements. This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge necessary to respond to an emergency and perform first aid treatment, including CPR for adults.


Heat Illness Prevention Training & Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

February 6, 2018
$40 Per Person
Spanish: 8:00am – 12:00pm
English: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Heat Illness Prevention Training - This workshop will investigate the fundamentals of a successful heat illness prevention plan, practices which lead to behavior change and application, and take a look at success stories from within the industry. It will also cover the most recent additions to the heat standard, including mandatory breaks for employees and the implications to wage and hour laws.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training - This training meets the requirements of AB 1825 and AB 2053 which requires all supervisorial employees to be trained in sexual harassment prevention for at least two hours every two years and annually for Farm Labor Contractor Supervisors. It will cover practical information and guidance regarding federal and state regulations, prevention, and correction remedies of sexual harassment in the workplace while covering the requirements of an anti-harassment and abusive conduct policy.


Wage, Hour, Health and Safety Training

March 8, 2018
$40 Per Person
English: 8:00am – 12:00pm

This course covers the following:
Various wage and hour regulations for agricultural operations including: wage orders, overtime, non-productive time, wage statements and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Basic overview of OSHA regulations that effect agriculture. Topics include:


Winter 2018 Course Registration

To register for the 2018 Winter Education Courses please complete and return the registration form with payment made payable to:

Butte County Farm Bureau
2580 Feather River Boulevard
Oroville, CA 95965

Membership in the Butte County Farm Bureau is required to enroll in the education courses. Employees can register under employer membership.

Registration in courses CANNOT be guaranteed without payment.

For questions, please contact Rachel Castanon in the Butte County Farm Bureau office at (530)533-1473 or by email rachel@buttefarmbureau.com.