This blog is for Polk County Florida small farms and pesticide applicators as a method of communication and sharing information. This blog is administered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension Polk County Extension Agent, Mary Beth Henry.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
EPA Worker Protection Standard Train the Trainer Classes
UF/IFAS Highlands County Extension Holds Worker Protection "Train the Trainer" Courses
Have you signed up for the WPS "Train the Trainer" Class?
We are holding a class tomorrow and one next week on the 16th.
There have been many changes to the EPA Worker Protection Standard and we want to help you get trained. All workers and pesticide handlers now must be trained in the Worker Protection Standard every year. Join us for one of our classes for all of the details and to receive your certificate. REGISTER FOR A WPS TRAIN THE TRAINER course in Highlands County at the link below
Special Note for "Worker Protection Standard" TRAINERS!!!!!!!
if you have been trained in the past as a trainer for the Worker Protection Standard (under the 1995 rule) you must be re-trained. The new rule changes are covered in the new training and you will only have take this training once or until the federal standard is changed again. REGISTER FOR A WPS TRAIN THE TRAINER course in Highlands County at the link below.
Grower Forum : 11/10/16 WPS Train the Trainer: 11/16/16 November OJ Break: 11/17/16
December OJ Break: 12/15/16
For individuals with disabilities, requiring special accommodations, please contact the UF/IFAS Highlands County Extension Office at : 863.402.6540 within a minimum of 72 hours of the event/program so that proper consideration may be given to the request.