||OSHA WORKER PROTECTION STANDARD WORKSHOP (3/19)
||Winter term 2019/20
||03/19/2020 - 03/19/2020
||8:30AM - 12:30PM
||Estimated Fees: (see Notes)
||Protection for Pesticide Handlers and Workers: You will learn about the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Worker Protection Standard (WPS). The WPS applies to people who work on farms, in forests, nurseries, and greenhouses. This class qualifies for 4 " Core" pesticide recertification credits for Oregon Private Pesticide Applicator and Pesticide Apprentices licenses. Individuals who have an Oregon Commercial Pesticide Applicator, Public Pesticide Applicator, and Pesticide Consultant license are welcome to attend and are eligible to accrue 4 "Other" recertification credits. This workshop includes information on what WPS is and its requirements, the difference between pesticide workers and handlers, the pesticide training requirements for both, decontamination requirements, personal protective equipment, elements of the pesticide label as it pertains to WPS, and how and where workers and handlers are notified about pesticide applications.
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