No-cost pesticide protection training class in Salem
The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon
OSHA) will provide a free training session about pesticide safety
The training will review Oregon OSHA's 'Worker Protection
Standard' for safeguarding workers at risk of being exposed to
pesticides, primarily agricultural workers. A special emphasis
of the class will be how to provide effective training to workers
whose primary language is not English.
The training workshop will be held Thursday, September 25th
from 1:00pm to 5:00pm in Training Room 'C' of the Labor and Industries
Building, 350 Winter Street NE on the Capitol Mall in Salem.
Oregon OSHA will provide workshop materials for participants.
This class qualifies for four (4) credit hours of pesticide
re-certification training for Oregon-certified pesticide applicators
Oregon OSHA offers a variety of conferences, on-site training,
educational resources and consultation services to help Oregon
employers create safer workplaces and reduce the amount of productivity
lost due to injuries which occur at work. Additional information
and resources are available on Oregon OSHA's website, www.orosha.org
To register for the workshop, fax your request on company letterhead
to (503) 947-7462 or register on the Oregon OSHA Web site, www.orosha.org
under "Education." For questions about Oregon OSHA
training, call (503) 947-7443 or call toll-free within Oregon,
(888) 292-5247, option two.
NOTE: Additional information about pesticide applicator
permits is available on the Oregon Department of Agriculture's
Recertification Web page.