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Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Train the Trainer
Palmetto, United States
WPS Train-The-Trainer Class
May 4, August 10, Nov. 9, 2010
WPS Train-The-Trainer is a one time certification class in which employers or company representatives are trained to train employees of agricultural operations about pesticide safety. After you complete the class a certificate of completion will be mailed to you. You may also take this class to receive CEUs for RUP licenses.
Ø $10.00 per person– Includes materials and light refreshments. Please bring cash or check on the day of the event. Ø Check payable to Manatee Friends of Extension
Ø $10.00 per person– Includes materials and light refreshments. Please bring cash or check on the day of the event.
Ø Check payable to Manatee Friends of Extension
Instructors: Crystal Snodgrass, Manatee County ExtensionService,
Extension Agent, Vegetables
Silvia Shives, Manatee County Extension Service,
Extension Agent, Commercial Horticulture
Sponsors: Manatee County Extension Service
University of Florida Extension/IFAS
Manatee County (941) 722-4524 or (941) 742-5986 (South County)
Location: Manatee County Extension Service
1303 17th Street West Palmetto, FL 34221
CEUs: 2 in the following categories: Aerial Application, Ag. Row Crop, Ag.Tree Crop, Forest Pest Control, Ornamental and Turf, Private Applicator and Soil and Greenhouse Fumigation.
ü What is the Worker Protection Standard?
ü What is a Pesticide?
ü What is FAWSA?
ü How to Train Employees
ü Which Pesticides are Covered?
ü Where Can WPS Information be Found?
ü What Employers Must Provide:
-Central Location Information
-Emergency Assistance and Information
ü Special Application Restrictions in Nurseries and Greenhouses
ü FDACS WPS Inspection Enforcement Perspective
ü Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
ü Training Requirements and Resources
ü Resources Available
** If there are not enough attendees, the class will be cancelled and registrants will be notified
Contact Jennifer at (941) 722-4524 or email@example.com with questions.
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Employment Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability or national origin. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A. & M. University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.