TNLA Issues Watch
Pesticides and Worker Protection Inspections
If you are a Class 3 or Class 4 grower licensed by the TDA, you may be subjected to inspections under the Worker Protection Standard.
Some Texas growers may face inspections by the EPA and/or TDA to verify your compliance with the 1994 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations governing the protection of employees on farms, forests, nurseries, and greenhouses from occupational exposures to agricultural pesticides. The Worker Protection Standard covers both workers in areas treated with pesticides, and employees who handle (mix,...