PUYALLUP, Wash. – Pesticide handlers must be trained annually and training records maintained starting in January, according to recent changes in the federal Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS). Many resources are available to employers to meet the requirements, said Catherine H. Daniels, Washington State University Extension pesticide specialist at WSU Puyallup.
PULLMAN – Washington State University Pesticide Policy manual has been recently revised.
The updated version is posted on the Extension Policies and Procedures web page ( http://ext.wsu.edu/admin/ ) under Ag and Natural Resource Programs.
The manual compiles information on WSU’s pesticide policies and procedures into one reference document, which, if followed, will keep individuals and the institution in compliance with state and federal laws.
This policy is binding on all WSU personnel, regardless of the college or unit in which their position resides. Administrators, faculty, staff, and students, whether working in a paid or unpaid capacity, are encouraged to familiarize … » More …