Worker Protection Standard

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Jan 11, 2017
Worker Protection Standard

NPIC provides answers to questions pertaining to the Worker Protection Standard, an EPA regulation designed to protect agricultural workers.

Source: NPIC

Jan 11, 2017
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

Dec 01, 2016
Recycling Consumer Electronics

There can be safety hazards from handling components of consumer electronics in general, and specific components may have distinct hazardous properties.

Source: OSHA

Oct 01, 2016
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.

Source: EPA

Jun 01, 2007
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.

Source: PNASH

Oct 01, 2006
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

Source: EPA

Jan 01, 2006
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

Mar 01, 2004
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