Did you know that the 2nd most found violation for Worker Protection Standards inspections is lack of Safety Trainings for workers & handlers? On Tuesday March 18, 2014 (10am to 12pm), Manatee County Extension Office will be hosting a Worker Protection Standard Train-the-Trainer program, which reviews the training information for workers and pesticide handlers. The cost of this program is $20/attendee. We have been APPROVED! 2 CEUs are available in the categories of Aerial App, Private App, O&T, Ag Row, Ag Tree, Forest Pest Control, and Soil & Greenhouse Fumigation. Please, RSVP using the following shortened link http://tiny.cc/March18WPS.
Camille “Cami” E. Esmel McAvoy, Ph.D.
University of Florida/IFAS Extension
Multi-County Commercial Horticulture Agent
Sumter & Pasco Counties
7620 SR 471, Ste. 2
Bushnell, FL 33513-8716
(352)793-2728 Ext. 234
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function without discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.
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