Worker Protection Standard
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Worker protection standard
The Worker Protection Standard was written by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the risk of pesticide poisoning among agricultural workers and pesticide handlers. Oregon OSHA enforces the Worker Protection Standard as it was adopted in 437-004-6000.
Source: Oregon OSHA
Recycling Consumer Electronics
There can be safety hazards from handling components of consumer electronics in general, and specific components may have distinct hazardous properties.
Revisions to the Worker Protection Standard
These revisions to the 1992 Agricultural Worker Protection Standard will afford farmworkers similar health protections that are already afforded to workers in other industries.
Flourescent Tracer Manual/Manual Del Marcador Fluorescente
This tool for pesticide safety educators developed by the Washington Department of Agriculture, Washington State University and Pacific Northwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center is available for download in both English and Spanish.
Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS)
EPA's Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is aimed at reducing the risk of pesticide poisoning and injury among agricultural workers and pesticide handlers
Pesticide Education - Worker Protection Standard
EPA's WPS is a regulation aimed at reducing the risk of pesticide poisonings and injuries among agricultural workers and pesticide handlers. The WPS offers protections to over three and a half million people who work with pesticides at over 560,000 workplaces.
Source: Penn State University
Safe Practices When Working Around Hazardous Agricultural Chemicals
This booklet provides basic information for agricultural employers to use in training employees who perform hand labor activities.
Source: Oregon OSHA