Worker Protection Standards Updates – 2017
- The San Joaquin County Ag Commissioner’s Office prepared a handout for growers summarizing recent updates to the Worker Protection Standards: find it here. Changes to requirements include: training, notification, pesticide safety and hazard communication information, use of personal protective equipment, and emergency decontamination when using a pesticide for the commercial or research production of an agricultural commodity.
- UC ANR/ UC IPM held a Pesticide Policy Training meeting in March 2017 and the educational handouts are available here. More information, including a video of the presentation, can also be found here.