Worker Protection Standard

Worker Protection Standards

Worker Protection Standard Training Workshops 

How to Comply Manual
2016 WPS Final Rule
2016 WPS Quick Guide
WPS Comparison Chart 

Train-the-trainer Course

  1. Hire or contract for services of agricultural workers who receive compensation and do tasks such as harvesting, weeding or watering.
  2. Operate a business or farm where pesticides are applied by handlers who receive compensation and do tasks related to mixing, loading, transferring or applying pesticides. Click HERE for complete list of handlers tasks.
  3. Operate a business where crop advisor tasks are performed. Click HERE for a complete list of crop advisor tasks.

New! EPA has proposed changes for the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard. Click here to read "What is the Worker Protection Standard, and How has it Changed in 2016?"




Click here to view the EPA website on revisions the Worker Protection Standard         

Click here for WPS Checklists


EPA Approved Worker Training video English or Spanish

Respirator Requiments
AEZ Factsheet


Spanish Resources

Pesticide Education Resources Collaborative

  • PERC-PERC is the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative, a new cooperative agreement between the EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs and University of California Davis Extension, in collaboration with Oregon State University.