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Assembly Bill 203-a protection against Valley Fever

 Valley Fever cases continue to rise in California, and as a result a recent law was passed in the hopes to protect construction workers.   Assembly Bill 203, which because a law in October 2019, requires construction employers in certain counties to provide prevention training and Valley Fever awareness classes.

Training should contain:

·       Risk factors

·       How to recognize symptoms

·       Methods of prevention

·       Importance of reporting symptoms to an employer and seeking medical attention right away


Any employers working in Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced, Monterey, San Joaquin, Sal Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare and Ventura counties are required to complete training by May 1, 2020.  Below is a guide that can help meet this new training requirement.


TAP Series offers Valley Fever Training to not only train your employees on Valley Fever but document employee training in your TAP account.  Course certificates can be reprinted anytime.  The self-paced course allows your employees to train on their schedule and is available in English and Spanish.  TAP’s system allows you to reenroll employees quickly for annual reviews or into new courses.

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