This newly released bilingual (Spanish/English) video is made up of 6 modules that together comply with the criteria for:
1) food safety programs such as GLOBALG.A.P. and SQF,
2) complies with the EPA’s revised Worker Protection Standard (https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-worker-safety/agricultural-worker-protection-standard-wps),
3) and has been reviewed by the Washington State Department of Agriculture and L&I, Washington State.
Available at no cost, MODULE 6 OF 6: PESTICIDE SAFETY FOR AGRICULTURAL WORKERS.
Pesticide and Pesticide Residues, Pesticide Hazards, Chemigation, Drift, Restricted Entry Interval (REI), Early Entry Work, Pesticide Routes of Entry, Emergency Medical Care, Routine Decontamination Procedures.
The set of all 6 modules are available for purchase. See http://www.farmworkertraining.com.
These engaging and informative stand-alone modules vary in length from 2 to 12 minutes and cover Food Safety, Heat-Related Illness, Orchard Ladder Safety, Lifting techniques, and Platform Safety. Each module with its music, clear language and dynamic images speaks to your fieldworkers and helps connect them to your mandatory training sessions.
These videos are funded in part by grants from:
Pacific Coast Cranberry Research Foundation, WSDA Specialty Crop Block Grant (www.cranberrymuseum.com)
Pacific Northwest Agricultural Health and Safety Center (PNASH), School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle (deohs.washington.edu/pnash)
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health – University of Washington, Seattle.
Washington State Tree Fruit Association: GRAS2P Program (www.wstfa.org)
And from contributions from:
Northwest Wholesale, Inc. (www.nwwinc.com)
Pear Bureau Northwest (www.usapears.com)
The McGregor Company (www.mcgregor.com)
Washington Farm Bureau (www.wsfb.com)
Washington Growers Clearing House (www.waclearinghouse.org)
The video contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of CDC/NIOSH or any other funders.