Alabama Pesticide Education Information

Worker Protection Standard Information

With all the changes to the Worker Protection Standards, here are some links and documents to help you begin to navigate and understand what will be taking place. The majority of the rule revisions are effective as ofJanuary 2, 2017.

Who needs the WPS training? Any employee that sprays pesticides or work in areas treated with pesticides in the last 30 days. There are not grace periods for employees and training is required annually. This meeting will teach employers how to offer that training to their employees.

Available Train the Trainer Events 2018

4/5/2018 9:00am- 1:00pm Blount County Extension Office - Frank Green Building - 415 Fifth Avenue East, Oneonta, AL Dustin Frachiseur - 334- 462 - 4124 or
4/10/2018 9:00am - 2:00pm Black Belt County Extension Center - 60 County Rd 944, Marion Junction, AL Rudy Yates - 334-422-1135 or
4/24/2018 9:00am - 2:00pm WREC - 167 Alabama 134, Headland AL Dr. Sonja Thomas - 334-844-8832 or





To find training in your area contact your local Extension Agent.


PERC has an extensive Website dedicated to providing you with information, materials, training help, videos and handouts on the new WPS Training, please take a look at all available material available both in English and Spanish.



EPA Website Links


Specific Documents and Publications

English Documents

EPA is announcing stronger protections for the nation’s two million agricultural workers and their families working on farms, forests, nurseries, and greenhouses.


Spanish Documents

La EPA anuncia protecciones más rigurosas para los dos millones de trabajadores agrícolas de la nación y sus familias que trabajan en granjas, bosques, viveros e invernaderos.



EPA YouTube Videos About WPS


Once Training has been completed, fill out and sign this Letter of WPS Training Completion

WPS Letter of Completion English

WPS Letter of Completion Spanish