No-cost pesticide protection training class in The Dalles
The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) will
provide a free training session about pesticide safety issues for mid-Columbia
region residents in November.
The training will review Oregon OSHA's Worker Protection Standard'
for protecting workers at risk of being exposed to pesticides, primarily
agricultural workers. A special emphasis of the class will discuss providing
effective training to workers whose primary language is not English.
The training workshop will be held Thursday, November 21st from 8:00am
to Noon at Columbia Gorge Community College - Kitchen Training Center
Room #1, 400 East Scenic Drive in The Dalles. Oregon OSHA provides workshop
materials for participants.
This class qualifies for three (3) credit hours of pesticide re-certification
training for Oregon-certified pesticide applicators and consultants.
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
For more information about this workshop or to register, call the Oregon
OSHA Education Section, (503) 947-7443, or toll-free in Oregon, (888)
292-5247 Option 2.