Pesticide Safety Instructor Workshops in Vista and Santa Paula

  • Jan 24, 2019

The University of California Integrated Pest Management Program is hosting a number of Pesticide Safety Instructor workshops. English and Spanish language sessions are available. Registrants who complete this training will be qualified to provide pesticide safety training to fieldworkers and pesticide handlers as this course meets the revised Environmental Protection Agency’s Worker Protection Standard and California state regulations.

Topics will include:

  • Pesticide exposure signs and symptoms of illness
  • Emergency medical care
  • Proper use of personal protective equipment
  • Safe handling and transportation of pesticides
  • Laws and regulations regarding labels and safety data sheets

The fee for the workshop is $50 and includes continental breakfast, lunch and materials. Space is limited so interested parties should register early. If a workshop is full, interested parties can request to be added to a waitlist at pesticidesafety@ucanr.edu or 530.750.1353.

Dates are as follows.

February 12 — ENGLISH SESSION

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., check in begins at 7:45 a.m.
Hansen REC – Small Barn
14292 W. Telegraph Road
Santa Paula

February 13 — SPANISH SESSION

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., check in begins at 7:45 a.m.
Hansen REC – Small Barn
14292 W. Telegraph Road
Santa Paula

February 20 — ENGLISH SESSION

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., check in begins at 7:45 a.m.
Center for Applied Horticultural Research
3742 Blue Bird Canyon Road
Vista

February 21 — SPANISH SESSION

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., check in begins at 7:45 a.m.
Center for Applied Horticultural Research
3742 Blue Bird Canyon Road
Vista

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