Pesticides

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Jan 11, 2017
Oregon Pesticide and Fertilizer Program

http://www.oregon.gov/oda/programs/Pesticides/Pages/AboutPesticides.aspx

The Pesticide and Fertilizer Programs regulate the sale and use of pesticides and fertilizers in Oregon

Source: ODA

Jan 11, 2017
Pesticide Registration

https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-registration/about-pesticide-registration

In evaluating a pesticide registration application, we assess a wide variety of potential human health and environmental effects associated with use of the product.

Source: EPA

Jan 11, 2017
Pesticide Labels and GHS: Comparison and Samples

https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-labels/pesticide-labels-and-ghs-comparison-and-samples

EPA has not adopted GHS for pesticide product classification and labeling. In most cases, GHS hazard statements and pictograms should not appear on pesticide product labels sold and distributed in the United States.

Source: EPA

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 11, 2017
https://www.epa.gov/managing-pests-schools/introduction-integrated-pest-management

https://www.epa.gov/managing-pests-schools/introduction-integrated-pest-management

ntegrated Pest Management (IPM) is an environmentally friendly, common sense approach to controlling pests. The IPM principles and benefits described on this website apply to any type of structure and landscaping.

Source: EPA

Jan 11, 2017
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Schools

https://www.oregon.gov/ODA/programs/Pesticides/Licensing/Pages/IPMSchools.aspx

Oregon State law requires that all pesticide applications made in schools (both public and private) be completed by a fully licensed applicator. Pesticides applied must be "low-impact" and schools must implement IPM practices.​

Source: ODA

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

Jan 10, 2017
Pesticide use and your personal protective equipment (PPE)

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/1018.pdf

This Oregon OSHA factsheet addresses the use of pesticides and personal protective equipment.

Source: Oregon OSHA

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