Worker Protection Standard

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Jan 11, 2017
Worker Protection Standard

http://npic.orst.edu/reg/wps.html

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

http://osha.oregon.gov/Pages/topics/worker-protection-standard.aspx

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

Jan 10, 2017
EPA Pesticide Worker Safety

https://www.epa.gov/pesticides

This website provides access to pesticide and Worker Protection Standard information as provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Source: EPA

Oct 01, 2016
Revisions to the Worker Protection Standard

https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-worker-safety/revisions-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