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RVDA webinar explores heat-related safety

RVDA webinar explores heat-related safety

FAIRFAX, Va. — With the approaching heat of the summer months, employers are encouraged to plan to protect employees from heat stress, as well as safeguard themselves from costly citations and litigation, the RV Dealers Association reported.

Join Marc Vasquez, KPA Risk management consultant, April 12 from 12 to 1 p.m. Eastern time, for a webinar in which he will address heat-related illness and steps RV dealers can take to prevent those types of situations.

In the webinar, he will cover:

  • Definition of heat illness
  • Different forms of heat illness, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke
  • Environmental factors
  • How to detect heat illness
  • How to prevent heat illness
  • How to develop a program for your facility, including first aid

Vasquez has more than 20 years of service in the U.S. Navy where he served as a safety officer specialist for 15 of those years. His educational background is in electronics engineering and business administration, but he also holds numerous certifications including hazardous waste operator, fall protection program management, regional fire prevention techniques, occupational health and safety, and environmental health and safety on land and sea.

Dealer webinars are provided by RVDA’s strategic partner KPA as part of the array of educational offerings available through the RV Learning Center. To register online, click here.

For more information, contact Allyson Lewis at Alewis@kpaonline.com or by calling 866.356.1735.

For more information about the RV Learning Center, go to www.rvlearningcenter.com.

SOURCE: RV Dealers Association press release

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Greg Gerber is the editor and founder of RV Daily Report. A native of Madison, Wis., he moved to Phoenix in 2009 to escape the endless winters and wicked humidity of the six-week "summer" season. He's a DODO -- Dad of Daughter's Only -- who would crawl across the desert on his hands and knees for an In-N-Out Double Double. He has visited every state except Hawaii and is anxiously waiting for some RV company to host a conference in the Aloha State.

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