The UC Statewide IPM Program and AgSafe are offering a series of Pesticide Safety Instruction Training Workshops designed for ag supervisors, growers, farm labor contractors, safety managers and safety trainers. The course meets the newly established 2018 Worker Protection Standard of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. Those who complete this training will become qualified to provide pesticide safety training to fieldworkers and pesticide handlers.
- Pesticide exposure
- Signs and symptoms of illness
- Emergency medical care
- Proper use of personal protective equipment
- Safe handling/transportation of pesticides
- Laws/regulations concerning labels and safety data sheets
The cost of the sessions is $150 and includes breakfast, lunch and educational materials. Registrations must be completed online.