Worker Protection Rules take effect in 2018

Starting in January 2018, the 2015 Worker Protection Standard (WPS) rules are scheduled to go into full effect. The EPA, in conjunction with the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative, posted guidance for compliance: How to Comply With the 2015 Revised Worker Protection Standard For Agricultural Pesticides–What Owners and Employers Need To Know

Greenhouse Grower magazine has also summarized the key areas of this standard and the rules in an article, including:

  • Who is covered
  • Signage requirements
  • Personal protective equipment
  • and more.