Clemson University Worker Protection Standard Materials

If you would like a copy or copies of any of the follwing publications, please contact our main office at 864.646.2150.

Manuals:

  • Reference Guide for EPA's Worker Protection Standard 
    Explains in detail what employers need to know to comply with the EPA Worker Protection Standard. Covers compliance on farm, forest, nursery, and greenhouse operations.
  • EPA's Protect Yourself from Pesticides - Guide for Agricultural Workers
    Details WPS pesticide safety training criteria that employers must provide to workers on farm, forest, nursery, and greenhouse operations. (English and Spanish)
  • EPA's Protect Yourself from Pesticides - Guide for Pesticide Handlers
    Details WPS pesticide safety training criteria that employers must provide to handlers in farm, forest, nursery, and greenhouse operations. (English and Spanish)
  • Pesticide Safety Training for Agricultural Workers - Trainer's Handbook
    Provides trainer information regarding pesticide safety training requirement for the WPS regulation. Information concerning training methods, training materials, and EPA training verification card issuance and reporting.

Brochures:

  • The Worker Protection Standard . . .Know the Law
    Provides a brief overview of the Worker Protection Standard Regulation.
  • Worker Protection Standard (Brochure #1) Duties of Employers
    Explains requirements for compliance with the Worker Protection Standard Regulation.
  • Worker Protection Standard (Brochure #2) WPS and Family Businesses
    Lists Worker Protection Standard requirements and exemptions for family businesses (farm, forest, nursery and greenhouse operations.)
  • Worker Protection Standard (Brochure #3) Nurseries and Greenhouses
    Details Worker Protection Standard requirements for employers of nursery and greenhouse operations.

Additional Outreach Materials:

  • Worker Protection Standard-Audio "A Summary For Agricultural Workers"
    Provides both workers and employers with a brief summary of the Worker Protection Standard Regulation. (English/Spanish Cassette)
  • Worker Protection Standard Department of Pesticide Regulation "Steps to Compliance" 
    Lists the six basic steps that an employer of a farm, forest, nursery, or greenhouse operation must follow to be in compliance with the Worker Protection Standard Regulation.
  • Requirements for Commercial Pesticide Handling Establishments Under the WPS
    Informs commercial handlers of their responsibilities under the Worker Protection Standard.
  • Spanish Translation of the Addendum to the Idaho WPS Pesticide Safety Training Video
    Provides translation for WPS Trainers to use during their training efforts in conjunction with the EPA approved WPS Idaho Video.
  • EPA Amendments to the Worker Protection Standard (three page handout)
    Lists the five-rule change to the WPS Regulation and details exemptions, exceptions, and changes to the WPS Regulation.
  • EPA-approved "End Use" WPS Products Containing a four-hour Restricted Entry Interval (REI)
    Lists the current products that EPA recognizes with a four-hour Restricted Entry Interval.