This web-based course is EPA-approved, including 12 self-paced learning modules. The course provides the required information for trainers who will perform annual training for agricultural workers and pesticide handlers under the U.S. EPA Worker Protection Standard (WPS). It will guide you through the necessary procedures to provide effective training about pesticide safety topics.

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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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Primary Authors:
Cesar Asuaje, University of Florida
Gregorio Mendez-Ortega, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Jennifer Weber, Arizona Department of Agriculture

Contributing Authors:
Amy Sullivan, Association of American Pesticide Control Officials
Hannah Moore, University of California Davis Extension

Content Reviewers / Editors:
Lisa Blecker, University of California
Candace L. Bartholomew, University of Connecticut
Betsy Buffington, Iowa State University
Suzanne Forsyth, University of California Davis Extension

U.S. EPA Content Reviewers:
Nancy Fitz, U.S. EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs
Richard Pont, U.S. EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs
Jennifer Park, U.S. EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs
Kathy Davis, U.S. EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs

Production:
Henri Teixeira, University of California Davis Extension
Adi Maldonado, University of California Davis Extension

Narration:
Joe Najera, University of California Davis Extension
Mary Anne Porter, University of California Davis Extension