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Pesticide Worker Safety

Training and Safety Materials for Implementing the Worker Protection Standard

EPA has developed the following pesticide safety training materials for training workers and handlers under the Worker Protection Standard. The materials are divided into the following categories:

Document Title EPA Number

WPS Worker Training 

Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Agricultural Workers (English/Chinese-Mandarin) EPA 305-B-06-004
Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Agricultural Workers (English/Filipino-Tagalog) EPA 305-B-06-006
Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Agricultural Workers (English/Haitian Creole) EPA 305-B-06-007
Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Agricultural Workers (English/Hmong) EPA 305-B-06-009
Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Agricultural Workers (English/Ilocano) EPA 305-B-06-010
Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Agricultural Workers (English/Khmer) EPA 735-F-05-016
Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Agricultural Workers (English/Laotian) EPA 305-B-06-008
Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Agricultural Workers (English/Polish) EPA 305-B-06-005
Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Agricultural Workers (English/Portuguese) EPA 735-B-03-002
Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Agricultural Workers (English/Russian) EPA 735-K-08-003
Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Agricultural Workers (English/Spanish) EPA 735-B-06-001
Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Agricultural Workers (English/Vietnamese) EPA 735-B-93-002-VN

WPS Handler Training

Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Pesticide Handlers EPA 735-B-06-003
Protejase de los Pesticidas - Guia para los que Manejan Pesticidas (Protect Yourself from Pesticides: Guide for Pesticide Handlers) Spanish EPA 735-B-94-001

WPS Worker and Handler Training and Safety Materials to Order from NSCEP

How To Comply With the Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides, What Employers Need To Know and Additional Resources, CD-ROM. Includes:

  • Protect Yourself from Pesticides posters
  • Training handbooks (worker and handler)
  • WPS fact sheets
  • and more
EPA 305-C-06-001

Pesticide Safety Training for Pesticide Handlers and Workers, VHS video.  Includes three training products:

  • Pesticide Handlers and the Worker Protection Standard: EPA-Approved Pesticide Safety Training for Your Pesticide Handlers, 1994, (EPA 735-V-96-001);
  • Spanish version of #1 (EPA 735-V-96-001S);
  • Siguiendo el Sol (Chasing the Sun), Spanish with English subtitles Pesticide Worker Training, 1994 (EPA 735-V-96-002)
EPA 305-V-04-001
Protect Yourself from Pesticides/ Protejase de los Pesticidas (English/Spanish), 11" x 17" poster EPA 735-H-07-001 hard copy or on the CD -EPA 305-C-06-001
Protect Yourself from Pesticides/ Protejase de los Pesticidas (English/Spanish), 34.5" x 22" poster EPA 735-H-93-001 hard copy or on the CD—EPA 305-C-06-001

Danger Pesticides - Keep Out/ Peligro Pesticidas- No Entre (English/Spanish), plastic sign, (EPA 735-H-94-001).


Paper copies of the sign can be downloaded from the WPS CD in the following languages:

  • English/Cambodian;
  • English/Chinese;
  • English/Haitian Creole;
  • English/Ilocano;
  • English/Korean;
  • English/Laotian;
  • English/Tagalog Filipino;
  • English/Thai;
  • English/Vietnamese.

(English/Spanish), plastic sign, (EPA 735-H-94-001)

WPS CD (EPA 305-C-06-001)