Employers on agricultural establishments that use any kind of pesticide, including OMRI-listed and other general use pesticides, are required to, among other things, provide annual pesticide safety training to their employees. Agricultural establishments include fruit and vegetable farms, greenhouses, and nurseries.
In order to conduct a training with employees, the employer has to either have a license to apply restricted-use pesticides OR have completed a WPS train-the-trainer program, such as this one.
Use any kind of pesticide in your crop production, including Organic pesticides,
Do not have a pesticide license, and
Have not attended a WPS Train-the-Trainer program since November 2, 2015*
… this program is for YOU!
If you do have a pesticide license, this program is also a good refresher on how to train your employees on WPS.
There are 3 recertification credits available.
Note: If we do not obtain the minimum number of 10 participants, the course will be canceled and any payments received will be returned.
Registration fee: $60
For more information on the EPA Worker Protection Standard (WPS), click here.
*The EPA revised the WPS on this date, significantly changing the provisions of the law from the previous version
If we do not obtain the minimum number of 10 participants, the course will be canceled and any payments received will be returned.
A Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants before the event.