Tag Archives: Maria Isavel Jimenez

Training Farmworkers On Heat Stress Prevention

June 21st marked the first official day of summer, but that is old news for most of us.  Temperatures around the nation’s capital have already reached well over 90 degrees—and for more than just a few days. While it is … Continue reading

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How Can We Prevent Future Tragedies?

Maria Isavel Vasquez Jimenez was only 17 when she died while working in the scorching heat for over nine hours, in a California vineyard. The only source of water was a 10 minute walk away and the temperatures had reached … Continue reading

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