Resolution - Provide Personal Thermodors to Farmworkers of Strict Enforcement Criteria.

WHEREAS, farmworkers continue to suffer from heat related strokes and illnesses,
WHEREAS, CAL OSHA laws are ineffective and their sanctions are ineffective in detecting unlawful practices,
WHEREAS, farmworkers have limited access to water close to their working location,
WHEREAS, farmworkers’ access to shade is often unavailable,
WHEREAS, the U.S. military provides personal thermodors and strict guidelines and supervision to prevent heat stroke and illnesses,
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that LULAC supports providing farmworkers with U.S. military type personal temperature thermodors of strict guidelines and supervision by CAL OSHA.

Approved this 18th day of July 2009.

Rosa Rosales
LULAC National President