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RECORD NUMBER: 39 OF 1316

OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Agrichemicals : WPS-pesticide handler definition.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement & Compliance Assurance,
Year Published 1998
Report Number EPA 305-F-98-029
OCLC Number 70193700
Subjects Pesticides--Application--Safety measures. ; Pesticide applicators (Persons)--United States--Safety regulation. ; Pesticide applicators (Persons)--Safety regulation--United States. ; Pesticides--Application--United States--Safety measures. ; Pesticide applicators (Persons)--United States--Regulations. ; Pesticide applicators (Persons)--United States--Safety measures.
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EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 305-F-98-029 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/18/2010
Collation 3 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Notes
Caption title. "EPA 305-F-98-029." "September 1998."
Contents Notes
"The Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is a regulation issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1992 and amended in 1995. It covers pesticides that are used in the production of agricultural plants on farms, forests, nurseries, and greenhouses. The 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 pesticides. pesticide handlers who are exposed to such By explaining what types of workers are considered "pesticide handlers" under this regulation, this fact sheet will help you understand who you must legally provide protections for.