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Office of Inspector General

Report: EPA's June 2018 Issuance of the Delayed Notice of Availability of Farm Worker Protection Training Materials Will Reduce Risks of Injury and Illness

Report #18-P-0238, August 30, 2018

What Was Found

Over 2 million agricultural workers and pesticide handlers are protected by the WPS. Revisions to the standard, including expanded training, are intended to reduce exposure to pesticides and provide enhanced protection to these workers, handlers and their families.

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