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Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Annual Training (Spanish)

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University of Florida (UF/IFAS) Extension Auditorium

18710 SW 288th St

Homestead, FL 33030

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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:3 available dates, Feb 28, March 22 and May 15
What: WPS Handler and Workers Training in Spanish
Where: 18710 SW 288th Street, Homestead, FL 33030
Who: Vanessa Campoverde (UF/IFAS-Extension Miami-Dade agent)
Time: 8.40 am to 12:30 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 optional training card (not and EPA approved document) at the end of the class if submitted the name of participant with 7 days of anticipation.
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 materials, ligth refreshments and beverages
Questions? Contact program secretary Lizze Luna at 3052483311 Ext 242


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