TITLE

U.S. EPA to update Pesticide Workers Safety Program

PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
NMPRO - Nursery Management & Production;Aug2006, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee is scheduled to develop the first draft of regulatory language to overhaul the Pesticide Worker Safety Program. Changes to the program are necessary because both the agricultural worker protection rule and the certification pesticide applicators regulations have been in effect.
ACCESSION #
22157108

 

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