Comprehensive WPS

June 26-29, 2023
Davis, CA

farmworker reading a wps keep out sign

Audience

New and experienced state, territory, and tribal program managers, supervisors, or senior staff who work under FIFRA cooperative agreements on worker protection issues.

Course Goal

Create a better understanding of the administration, implementation, and enforcement of the federal WPS requirements.

Information to be covered in this course includes:

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Nominations and Participants

Nominations

Nominations must be submitted electronically. It is best to prepare your justification for selection before starting your nomination application.

Before starting the nomination form, please have the following ready:

  • The nominee’s name, job title, agency or tribe, email, number of years working in pesticide regulatory programs, and number of years in nominee’s current position.
  • Responses to the following questions:
    • What are the nominee’s job responsibilities and how are they relevant to the course?
    • Why is this training essential to the nominee’s job responsibilities? Submit 1-2 sentences describing 2 topics you wish to see offered during the course.

Nominations for the Comprehensive WPS course open Thursday, February 23, 2023 and close Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time). The PREP Team will make selections no later than Thursday, April 6, 2023 based on how closely the nominees fit the target audience and why the training is essential to their job responsibilities.

Participants

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Travel and Lodging Information

State, Territory, Tribal Participants

Lodging, flight, and ground transportation will be arranged and paid for by the PREP Team.

More information regarding travel and lodging will be shared via email after accepted participants complete the course registration form. Please pay close attention to your email, including your junk/spam folders for this information. Your quick response to these emails is vital to ensuring you receive your preferred travel arrangements.

EPA Participants

EPA Participants are responsible for reserving their own flights and ground transportation. Please plan to arrive on Sunday, June 25th and depart on Friday, June 30th. The PREP team has reserved hotel rooms for EPA participants, however, EPA participants are responsible for paying for their own room prior to the start of the course. EPA participants must also pay a registration fee of $200.
More information regarding travel, lodging, and the registration fee will be shared via email after accepted participants complete the course registration form. Please pay close attention to your email, including your junk/spam folders for this information. Your quick response to these emails is vital to ensuring you receive your preferred travel arrangements.