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San Diego County Supervisors require safety certifications for outdoor events



The San Diego County Board of Supervisors Wednesday voted 4-1 to require safety certifications for entertainment employees, vendors and subcontractors working on outdoor events at county facilities.

Board Chairman Nathan Fletcher, who proposed the certification requirements, said in a news release that the county has "an obligation to make sure businesses hosting events at our parks and facilities have workers who are properly trained in order to keep them safe and avoid accidents."

Earlier, Fletcher said the policy "will create a complete program that has strenuous requirements," and thanked entertainment event leaders for their input.

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