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Oregon Pesticide Rules To Surpass EPA Requirements

Beginning January 1, 2019, agricultural employers with personnel who apply pesticides by spray to crops in Oregon are going to face a stricter set of rules than those set forth by the EPA. The new rules are designed to protect agricultural workers, pesticide applicators and others including their families. According to Oregon OSHA, these rules offer additional protection in multiple ways, especially in the area of the EPA's Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ), the area adjacent to be outside of the pesticide-treated area.

You'll find the notice for these new standards HERE. The state also offers an overview of additional protective measures in PDF format HERE.

Federal laws allow each state to implement their own rules regarding the protection of workers against pesticide exposure as long as it meets or exceeds those set forth by the EPA.

Certified Training Institute offers Worker Protection Standard Training for both workers and handlers. There are two programs created to fill the needs of companies small and large.

These programs will make training your agricultural workers on the Worker Protection Standard extremely easy and straightforward. You will no longer need to worry about scheduling the training, organizing the logistics, or tracking records and paperwork, their system does it all.

We also offer Exam Prep and Continuing Education in HD Video and mobile-friendly format that is available anytime 24/7 making it easy to meet your state's requirements at your own pace. Agricultural Worker Safety Training courses are offered in both English and Spanish!

 


Pesticide Professional Continuing Education

Online state-approved video continuing education courses are available 24/7.

 

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