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2018 Train-the-Trainer: Pesticide Safety


Location:

TBD

Schedule:

11/30/2017
9:00am - 6:00pm English
12/01/2017
9:00am - 6:00pm Spanish (WAITLIST Only)

Overview:


UC IPM is partnering with Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is offering up-to-date instructor training programs that are approved and partly funded by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR). Updates to the Federal Worker Protection Standard (WPS) that will have the most impact on CA agriculture include:


  • Annual pesticide safety training for all fieldworkers
  • Instructors must attend an updated and approved Train-the-Trainer course, and
  • Expanded training content for fieldworkers and handlers


Participants who complete this training will become qualified to provide pesticide safety training to fieldworkers and pesticide handlers as required by California state regulations. This training is approved and co-funded by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR).


This course meets the requirements established by the revised 2018 Worker Protection Standard, which is mandated by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. This workshop, presented by the UC Integrated Pest Management Program and AgSafe, will qualify participants who successfully complete the program to train fieldworkers and pesticide handlers under these revised regulations. Topics will cover pesticide exposure, signs and symptoms of illness, emergency medical care, proper use of personal protective equipment, safe handling and transportation of pesticides, and laws and regulations regarding labels and safety data sheets.


Breakfast & Lunch included

*Attendees do not need to hold a pesticide license to attend this training