Upcoming Training

Washington Growers League offers in-depth training on the issues affecting agricultural employers.


Worker Protection Standard Training for Workers and Handlers

CLASSES OFFERED IN SPANISH

Worker Protection Standard for Workers 
This class fulfills the WPS annual training requirement for WORKERS (non-pesticide handlers). All workers must be trained BEFORE they start work.

Class is limited to 50 people    
$15/person

Worker Protection Standard for Handlers
This class fulfills the WPS annual training requirement for PESTICIDE HANDLERS. All handlers must be trained before they begin handling activities.

Class is limited to 50 people    
$20/person

WSDA cards will be issued to all attendees and will be valid proof of training for one year. 

Please check back...
Additional WPS training classes will be added

Questions? Call WGL at 509-575-6315



Tractor Skills and Safety Training 
for Equipment Operators

WGL worked with industry experts and the Department of Labor and Industries to develop this comprehensive training curriculum. 

This hands-on training includes:

  • Basic tractor safety practices
  • Pre-operation equipment checks
  • How to avoid a rollover
  • ROPS
  • Hydraulic system basics
  • PTO basics
  • Hitching and towing
  • What to do in an emergency

Cost: 
$149 per person for WGL members
$199 per person for non-members

Class size limit:
15 people

Please check back...
Additional tractor training classes will be added

To discuss an on-site tractor safety training class 
at your location, contact Mike Gempler 
in the WGL office at 509-575-6315


If you would like to make a request for a training topic or discuss your specific training needs, please call the WGL office at 509-575-6315.

 


Job Safety Basics for Agricultural Workers

Updated December 2016



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