What are my Responsibilities?

First, confirm that the WPS applies to you:

Under the Worker Protection Standard (WPS), a person might be a worker, a handler, a worker employer a handler employer, a commercial pesticide handler employer (CPHE), a labor contractor, and a crop advisor. It all depends on the activities performed. In order to learn about your responsibilities, let's see which roles you play.

Please check all that apply:

Check each box that matches your work, and we'll show you what that means under the WPS.

Based on your answers, it sounds like you have the following roles under the Worker Protection Standard:

Worker: You must receive the required protections. Learn more...

Handler: You must receive the required protections. Starting in 2018, you must suspend certain pesticide applications whenever a person comes into the "application exclusion zone." Learn more...