This training solution provides everything you need to train pesticide workers under the EPA’s Worker Protection Standard. The Worker Protection Standard program is designed to inform pesticide workers about safety methods and procedures that must be followed. The program will provide access to specific information for workers including pesticide applications on the establishment, safety data sheets for pesticides applied on the establishment, and pesticide safety information that includes emergency information.


Employee Tasks

  • Early Entry Workers
  • Pesticide Handler Tasks

Encountering Pesticides at Work

  • Pesticide Types
  • Pesticide Formulations
  • Pesticide Residues

How Pesticides Enter the Body

  • Dermal
  • Ocular
  • Inhalation
  • Oral

Signs and Symptoms of Pesticide Poisoning

  • Common Signs
  • Symptoms
  • Severity of Symptoms

Potential Hazards

  • Women and Children
  • Acute v. Chronic
  • Sensitization

Ways to Reduce Pesticide Exposure

  • Recognize Warning Signs
  • Follow Directions
  • Limit Exposure
  • Clean Clothing Properly
  • Keep Children and Family Away

Decontamination and First Aid

  • Routine and Emergency
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • When to get Emergency Medical Care
  • Skin Exposure
  • Eye Exposure
  • Inhalation Exposure
  • Oral Exposure

Employer Responsibilities

  • Safety Training
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • Display
  • Supplies
  • Emergency Medical Assistance
  • REI Notifications
  • Warning Signs
  • Protection During Application: Enclosed Spaces/Outdoor Production
  • Pesticide Drift
  • AEZs

Practical Application

  • Optional Activities
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