SMS051 - Worker Protection Standard: An Overview
This training course provides an overview of the Worker Protection Standard (WPS), which was designed to reduce the risks of illness or injury to agricultural workers from occupational exposure related to pesticide use in crop production.
The Primary Objectives of this program are for you to:
Identify the Worker Protection Standard requirements for handling and applying pesticides as used in agriculture.
Recognize employer and handler requirements for informing, protecting, and mitigating as related to the safe use of pesticides.
Understand the WPS changes in the 2015 rule revisions.
Agronomy, Commercial Farming, ALL