This online course is the National Worker Protection Standard: Web-Based Training for Trainers of Agricultural Workers and Pesticide Handlers. The course was developed by the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) through a cooperative agreement (agreement #X8-83616301) between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs and the University of California Davis Extension, in collaboration with Oregon State University. Approval number EPA WPS TTT W/H 00030.
This course provides the information required to train those who will train agricultural workers and pesticide handlers under the U.S. EPA Worker Protection Standard (WPS). It will guide you through the necessary procedures to provide agricultural workers and pesticide handlers with required information on how to avoid exposure to pesticides and pesticide residue.
Completion of this course certifies you as a qualified WPS trainer of agricultural workers and pesticide handlers in the continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. You must check with your state or tribal pesticide regulatory agency for possible additional requirements.
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No Refund Policy – Unless the course is not accessible using one the required operating system(s) or browser(s), then PERC will not issue a refund. If you have any questions about our No Refund Policy, please contact us at PERCsupport@ucdavis.edu.
Repeat Subscriptions: If you have taken this course in a prior year and are registering to obtain an updated certificate, you will need to use a different email address from what you used the first time. The certificate activity does not update the date stamp from the first time you took the course. If you do not have another email address, then it is recommended that you use the "+" convention of email addresses to use a modified form of your current address. This is explained in detail at this page on eXtension's Online Campus.