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FAQ regarding the New Worker Protection Standard

As of Jan. 2, 2018, growers need to be compliant with the new three additional requirements for the updated Worker Protection Standard (WPS). The new requirements have generated a substantial number of questions from all types of agricultural businesses. Michigan State University Extension will answer some of the most common questions about the updated WPS.

In Part 1 of this article, Michigan State University Extension covers the federally-mandated Worker Protection Standard (WPS), the reasons for its implementation and what updates to the WPS occurred in January of 2018.

In Part 2 they cover commonly asked questions about the new respirator requirements for the updated WPS.



Publication date: 5/10/2018

 


 

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