UF/IFAS Extension Polk County is conducting a WPS Train-The-Trainer Class to get certified in the new Worker Protection Standards. The class is on February 9, from 9:00am - 1:30pm (lunch is included).
Review of Worker Protection Standard Topics Including:
Basic pesticide information and regulations
The Worker Protection Standard (WPS)
WPS Agricultural Worker and Pesticide Handler Training
How to conduct training
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Inspection and Enforcement Perspective
CEUs are available and include:
4 Private Applicator
4 Aerial Application
4 Ag Row Crop
4 Ag Tree Crop
4 Ornamental & Turf
4 Soil & Greenhouse Fumigation
CCAs will also be available.
Registration is required. You may register on-line with credit card or register to pay at the door with cash, or check made payable to "BOCC". If you have any questions pertaining to class information , please contact Gail Crawford at 863-519-1042.
If the class has low registration, it may be cancelled. You will be notified via email the day before the class. To register on-line here is the link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/worker-protection-standards-train-the-trainer-2017-tickets-30967292004