|Agricultural Establishments should only use Expanded WPS Materials when Training Workers/Handlers. (Pesticides)
EPA is announcing the availability of new training materials covering the expanded pesticide safety training content required by the 2015 Worker Protection Standard (WPS) for training both agricultural workers and pesticide handlers. You may be affected by the 2015 Worker Protection Standard (WPS) if you work or employ individuals working in crop production agriculture where pesticides are applied including: agricultural establishments (i.e. farms, orchards, groves, greenhouses, and nurseries), tree production, timber tract operations and forest nurseries. WPS pesticide safety training of handlers and workers must be conducted using the new EPA-approved materials that have the expanded WPS content by December 19th, 2018.
Alert Period: 07/03/2018 - 10/11/2018
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp