Overview of the Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Proposed Changes
Please join us on the WPS presentation and questions regarding the proposed changes of this federal law for agricultural workers and handlers. This second time will be offered to farm work community groups and public in general.
You are required to register via Online Registration: Register HERE
The following meeting will be held in Apopka, FL, but the University of Florida Miami-Dade Extension office will facilitate a polycom/HD video conferencing (live video streaming) of this meeting in Miami-Dade County. Contact the UF/IFAS Commercial Ornamental Extension agent and WPS Train the trainer for more information: Vanessa Campoverde (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
09:45 AM-10:05 AM Check-in/Registration at front door of UF/IFAS Extension office
10:00 AM- 10:10 AM Introduction: Kelly Friend, Chief, Bureau Compliance Monitoring
10:10 AM- 10:40 AM WPS Changes Presentatio:Richard Pont, U.S. EPA, Pesticide Programs
10:40 AM- 10:50 AM Break
10:50 AM- 11:20 AM Question & Answer Regarding the WPS Rule Proposals
11:20 AM- 11:45 AM Comment Submission Process • Regulations.gov and other options • How to provide effective comments that are more likely to have impact Richard Pont, U.S. EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs
11:45 AM- 12:00 PM Wrap-Up
No CEUS will be provided forthis video conference