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WPS handler training in Spanish

Vanessa Campoverde. UF/IFAS Comm. Horticultural Extension Agent

Friday, May 10, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EDT)

WPS handler training in Spanish

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The Agricultural Worker Protection Standards (WPS) requires you to take steps to reduce the risk of pesticide-related illness and injury if you (1) use such pesticides, or (2) employ workers or pesticide handlers who are exposed to such pesticides. 

When:Friday, May 10 of 2013
What: WPS Handler Training in Spanish
Where: 18710 SW 288th Street, Homestead, FL 33030
Who: E. Vanessa Campoverde and Mary Lamberts (Miami-Dade UF-Extension agents)
Time: 12.00 m (noon) to 2:30 pm
 
Who is a handler?
 
A pesticide handler is anyone who:
 
(1) is employed (including selfemployed) for any type of compensation by an agricultural establishment or a commercial pesticide handling establishment that uses pesticides in the production of agricultural plants on a farm, forest, nursery, or greenhouse, and 
 
(2) is doing any of the following tasks: mixing, loading, transferring, or applying pesticides, handling opened containers of pesticides, acting as a flagger, cleaning, handling, adjusting, or repairing the parts of mixing, loading, or application equipment that may contain pesticide residues, assisting with the application of
pesticides, including incorporating the pesticide into the soil after the application has occurred.
 
 
Each employee who attends will receive an EPA Handler card & a copy of Pesticide Handlers and the Worker Protection Standard
 
 Each firm will receive a copy of the sign-in sheet and a certificate listing
each employee who has been trained
 The registration fee includes lunch
 
Have questions about WPS handler training in Spanish? Contact Vanessa Campoverde. UF/IFAS Comm. Horticultural Extension Agent

When & Where


UF-Extension Auditorium
18710 SW 288th Street.
Homestead, FL 33030-2309

Friday, May 10, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EDT)


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Vanessa Campoverde. UF/IFAS Comm. Horticultural Extension Agent

 

The University of Florida/IFAS Miami-Dade County Extension is the liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and other universities and our local community.

The nursery industry in Miami-Dade County is large and diverse. There are more than 1500 nurseries in the county, and they produce everything from bedding plants to tropical foliage to tender perennials. We are the #1 county in Florida for ornamentals production and #2 in the country.

Contact the UF/IFAS (Commercial Horticulture program) Extension agent: Vanessa Campoverde at 305-248-3311 EXT 241 or evcampoverde@ufl.edu.

 

We focus on educational outreach through:

  •  workshops
  • seminars
  • phone consultations
  • group meetings
  • office visits
  • educational materials
  • field demonstrations
  • newsletters
  • web sites
  • plant clinics
  • mass media
  • video conference
  • Main Office
  • 18710 SW 288 St. Homestead, FL 33030
    Tel: 305-248-3311 / Fax: 305-246-2932

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