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Event Offers DEC Credits

Event Details

Date

April 25, 2019

Time

3:00-5:00 PM

Location

Pulteney Fire Hall
8875 Brown Road
Pulteney, NY 14874

Host

New York State Winegrape Growers
Jim Joy


WPS/PPE Training Course

April 25, 2019


This program will be delivered by DEC Specialist, Chris Wainwright, who will address respirator requirements; including medical evaluations, fit testing and record keeping, safety training for Handlers and Workers, plus decontamination provisions and the Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ), which prevents pesticide applicators from applying pesticides if someone is within the AEZ boundaries.

This training course review will direct pesticide applicators and handlers in the right direction to Worker Protection Standards and Personal Protection Equipment usage.

This event is open to the public. The agenda is below:

GRAPE GROWER - WPS/PPE UPDATE 2019
PULTENEY FIRE HALL
8875 Brown Road, Pulteney, NY 14874
APRIL 25, 2019
3:00-5:00 PM

COURSE AGENDA
  • 3:00 - 4:30 PM   WPS Power Point Presentation and Instruction - Christopher Wainwright
  • 4:30 - 5:00 PM   WPS/PPE - Questions and Answer Period

COURSE CONTENT

1. Basic principles of WPS
2. How to Comply
3. Federal Workers Protection - Rules & Definitions
4. Family Exemption
5. Information/Central Posting Location
6. Pesticide Safety
7. Pesticide Display Information - Hazard & Safety Info. (SDS)
8. Training Requirements for Workers & Handlers & Verification
9. Trainers: Qualifications, Method and Content
10. Decontamination Requirements - Supplies for Workers & Handlers and Decontamination Locations
11. Application Notification Information Requirements
12. Early Entry Workers Requirements
13. Respirator Requirements and Medical Evaluations
14. Respirator Fit Testing, Procedures and Records
15. WPS - PPE Equipment Requirements
16. WPS - Exemptions
17. Contaminated Equipment Requirements
18. Emergency Assistance Information
19. Application Exclusion Zones - AEZ
20. Requests for Application Records and Hazard Information

Approved Course Instructor: - Christopher Wainwright - DEC Specialist / Bath, NY

Course Sponsor: James Joy - Region Manager - National Grape Cooperative Assoc.  





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